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Eristalis arbustorum, East Lancs, Cant Clough Res, 22/7/17.

Allen Holmes

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Eupeodes corollae, East Lancs, Cant Clough Res, 22/7/17.


Female

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Scaeva pyrastri, East Lancs, Cant Clough Res, 22/7/17.

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Chrysotoxum arcuatum, East Lancs, Cant Clough Res, 22/7/17.

Allen Holmes

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Bombus lucorum, East Lancs, Cant Clough Res, 22/7/17.


Male.

Allen Holmes

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© Allen Holmes
Lesser Swallow Prominent, Russia, St Petersburg, 23rd July 17


By far the commoner of the two here

Andy Adcock

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Swallow Prominent, Russia, St Petersburg, 23rd July 17

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Dingy Shell, Russia, St Petersburg, 23rd July 17


This species always rests with wings closed making ID tricky. One feature that can be seen here is the chequered wing tip.

Andy Adcock

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© Andy Adcock UK
Lesser Cream Wave, Russia, St Petersburg, 23rd July 17

Andy Adcock

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© Andy Adcock UK
Large Dark Prominent, Russia, St Petersburg, 22nd July 17


Please feel free to write to me if I've misidentified this or any other of my pics.

Andy Adcock

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© Andy Adcock UK
Sicus ferrugineus, East Lancs, Hurstwood, 2/7/17

Allen Holmes

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Bombus prarorum, East Lancs, Towneley, 4/7/17

Allen Holmes

Amateur photographer

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© Allen Holmes
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