Thread subject: :: Syrphidae

Posted by gordo on 31-10-2004 14:51

Find on April at Berthemont 900m

Posted by Gerard Pennards on 31-10-2004 20:24

Hoi Gordo,
I think it is a female of Eristalis tenax, a very common species of the family Syrphidae.
Normally very easily to determine by the 2 rows of hairs running over its eyes, but they are not very well visible here.
In spring the species is overall a bit darker in colour than for example in autumn. The species is then very abundant!

Edited by Gerard Pennards on 31-10-2004 20:25

Posted by gordo on 01-11-2004 14:42

So, this one taken is jully is also an Eristales tenax ?