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Syritta pipiens male
Elena Regina
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Posted on 13-04-2024 23:34

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Lazio, 2024-IV, TBL 9.5 mm
Edited by Elena Regina on 14-04-2024 13:52
Scias characterem non constituere genus, sed genus characterem.
Juergen Peters
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Male Syritta. I don't know, if there are additional species in the mediterranean region. Here in central Europe we only have pipiens.

P.S.: Better place hoverflies in the Syrphidae subforum. Bigger chance to catch the specialists' attention.
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Elena Regina
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Posted on 14-04-2024 13:51

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Thank you, Juergen.
Educated guess: Syritta pipiens.

2 species in the 1995 checklist:
Scias characterem non constituere genus, sed genus characterem.
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