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Baccha elongata - Photo (c) Christophe Quintin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
michael's ID: Baccha elongata, a member of Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
Posted by michael over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Hello Michael,

I don't think this is Baccha elongata exactly and I rather think this is not a Syrphid (hoverfly) at all, but another type of fly altogether, perhaps a member of the Conopsidea (thick-headed flies), maybe a species of Conops itself???

Best wishes,

David

Posted by davidcareyhadlow about 4 years ago (Flag)
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jakob's ID: Flies (Order Diptera)

Agree that this is not Baccha elongata. Can't offer much more, unfortunately.

Posted by jakob over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Looks very similar to this one:
www.inaturalist.org/observations/56115

Posted by jakob over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Baccha elongata - Photo (c) Christophe Quintin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
michael's ID: Baccha elongata, a member of Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
Flies - Photo (c) Alvesgaspar, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Community ID: Flies (Order Diptera)
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