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Fly on Daisy
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Posted on 18-07-2005 13:15
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I would really appreciate it if anyone can tell me what family this fly is in. Of course, any other information would be appreciated too!

Stephen Cresswell
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Posted on 18-07-2005 17:34
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Hello Stephen,
This is a male syrphid of the species Syritta pipiens.
Characteristic are the thick hind femur, the shape of the head and abdomen and it's coloration.
Gerard Pennards
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Posted on 20-07-2005 00:02
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Gerard, Thanks very much for your help! I was delighted that you could get it all the way to species.

Stephen Cresswell
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