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Syrphidae from Crete. Identified: Melanostoma mellinum
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Posted on 17-04-2007 22:55
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I shot this male syrphid in my garden this morning, in the outskirts of the city of Iraklion, on the island of Crete, in Greece. Size <10mm.
markop attached the following image:

Edited by markop on 30-04-2007 22:56
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Posted on 17-04-2007 23:01
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Another view of the same fly:
markop attached the following image:

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Posted on 17-04-2007 23:02
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And yet another view:
markop attached the following image:

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Posted on 17-04-2007 23:33

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Melanostoma mellinum s.l.

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Posted on 18-04-2007 08:40
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Thanks a lot Dieter!

I wish to contribute any (or all?) of these photos to the gallery.
I also have them in higher resolution (1024px width).
Which one would be more suitable?
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Posted on 30-04-2007 22:59
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Since I hadn't received any feedback, I decided to submit the third one to the gallery, because I think its the best (photography-wise). If you also want any of the other two, let me know...
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