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Hoverflies (Syrphidae), tribe Xylotini


Syritta pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)

Syritta pipiens Syritta pipiens
  • Cambridge: 5-19 Aug 2001
  • Medium (8.5mm) slender fly with distinctive swollen hind femora
  • Larvae live in compost, manure and similar rotting organic material

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