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Which Sphaerophoria? -> Sphaerophoria sp., f.
Anita Sprungk
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Posted on 07-10-2019 08:43

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Is it possible to discern the species further than genus sphaerophoria? Picture taken on June 4, 2019. Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, dry grassland with a lot of bushes and trees.
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Anita Sprungk
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Posted on 07-10-2019 08:45

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Second specimen, probably same species, picture taken July 18, 2019, same place/habitat.
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 07-10-2019 23:09
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Anita Sprungk wrote:
Is it possible to discern the species further than genus sphaerophoria?

no, not with a female.
Best regards,

Juergen Peters
Borgholzhausen, Germany
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Anita Sprungk
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Posted on 08-10-2019 07:31

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I see. Thank you!

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Posted on 14-11-2019 23:33

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This is a typical female Sphaerophoria scripta.
It is possible to determine many, not all, females Sphaerophoria from a photo.

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