Thread subject: :: > Oestridae - Cephenemyia stimulator?

Posted by nick upton on 27-11-2010 00:58

Can anyone confirm that this syrphid is Merodon equestris and if so, which variety? M. equestris var. equestris, or is the scutellum hair too brown? Or is it something else?

Several of these were buzzing around a high mountain ridge at over 2000m and landing on rocks to sunbask.

14.7.10 c9mm Slovenia, near Lake Bohinj, c 2300m

Edited by nick upton on 27-11-2010 14:09