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Is it Syrphids` pupae? From bird nest.
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Posted on 27-03-2019 20:24

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As in the Subject, pupa found in bird nest-box. Ca 5 mm long.
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Posted on 28-03-2019 11:05

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Thank You for transfer to family forum. If it is Syrphids` pupa, I wonder what groups of Syrphids could inhabit such places like bird nest-boxes.
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It may just have been that the larva that was looking for a secluded place to pupate and ended up in the nest box...

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