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Unidentified at suppressed - 27 Sep 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 27 Sep 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 27 Sep 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 27 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Syrphidae sp. (family) 28 Sep 2021 michaelb
Exoneura sp. (genus) 27 Sep 2021 AlisonMilton

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4 comments

   27 Sep 2021
Not a bad Exoneura mimic but it is a fly.
   28 Sep 2021
Thanks. I should have known by the eyes.
michaelb wrote:
   29 Sep 2021
Hi Alison, I have “Undone” your accidental confirmation of the Red-tailed hoverfly. I considered Red-tailed hoverfly, but it is much more robust in body shape & has stronger red colouring.
   29 Sep 2021
Thanks Michael

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Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 27 Sep 2021 12:40 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Olearia Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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