Neoascia podagrica ♀︎♂︎

Last update: 5 February 2021
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A mating couple of Neoascia podagrica hoverflies. The male is on top.

Neoascia podagrica

The species is reconizable among other by the yellow spot on the second and third dorsal segment and the colored veins on the front wing[1,2].

This female was drinking on a Flax (Linum usitatissimum).

Neoascia podagrica ♀︎

References

1 André Schulten, februari 2014, "Fotogids ZWEEFVLIEGEN Versie 2.0"

2 Reemer, M., W. Renema, W. van Steenis, Th. Zeegers, A. Barendregt, J.T. Smit, M.P. van Veen, J. van Steenis, L.J.J.M. van der Leij, 2009. De Nederlandse zweefvliegen (Diptera: Syrphidae). - Nederlandse Fauna 8. Leiden. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, KNNV Uitgeverij, European Invertebrate Survey - Nederland.

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