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another syrphid?
Louis Boumans
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Posted on 26-12-2004 14:06

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I found this larva on Christmas day in litter on clay soil near utrecht, NL. (Actually, it was attached to a car license plate that was half buried in the soil.) It looks like a syrphid, i think. Does anyone recognise it?
It is 9 mm long.

Thanks in advance, Louis
Louis Boumans
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Posted on 26-12-2004 14:11

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the front is to the right.
i wonder how some of you manage to attach more than 1 image...
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 26-12-2004 20:46
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It very much resembles Dasysyrphus tricinctus in Rotheray's key to the larvae, but it may well be another species of that genus.

And as to multiple images in a message: If you have some space on a web server you can put the images there and then embed links to the images in your message. Attaching an image to the message so that it is uploaded to the server allows only one image per message (security to prevent the bad folks from easily clogging someone else's webspace).

I usually transfer attached images to another server after some time and use the embedded link. This will allow us all to continue using the website withoput to much danger of completely filled webspace.


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Louis Boumans
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Posted on 27-12-2004 23:06

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Thanks, you must be right. In the meantime I found a copy of Rotheray's guide, and the key points unambiguously to Dasysyrphus. The species D. albostriatus is quite common here, so that would be my guess. I'll try to rear it. Louis
Louis Boumans
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Posted on 03-05-2005 22:36

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It came out April 27, and it is D. albostriatus indeed.
Some more pictures here:
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