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Green Syrphidae larvae => Eupeodes sp.
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Posted on 13-12-2023 17:36

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Is this larvae Platycheirus scutatus ? Or Eupeodes ?

Found on the ground in a mixed forest, Pyrénées, France
Jessica Joachim : France : Comus : 11340 : 26/05/2022
Altitude : 1379 m - Taille : 7 mm environ
Réf. : 334821
Edited by Jessica on 09-01-2024 16:53
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Posted on 08-01-2024 20:25

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And happy new year Smile
An idea for this larvae ?
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Posted on 09-01-2024 13:09

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Happy new year to you, Jessica!
It's difficult to find the genus without a look at the posterior breathing tubes. The aphid may be a Cinaria sp. and you've found it on the ground - so I think a Eupeodes sp. seems to be quite likely.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 09-01-2024 16:52

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Thank you very much Smile

Yes, the Aphid is Cinara confinis
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