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Posted on 18-12-2005 19:20

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I know the angle is pretty terrible for identification purposes, but could these be Spaerophoria sp.?

Thanks, Sarah
Paul Beuk
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Yes, a female Sphaerophoria.

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Posted on 19-12-2005 06:57

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Thanks Paul, Sarah
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Posted on 19-12-2005 09:55
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Dear Sarah,

I think it is Sphaerophoria shirchan, the yellow stripe at the side of the thorax only in the first halve, and the face with a median black stripe.

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Posted on 19-12-2005 19:48

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Thanks to you too John, Sarah
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