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Melanogaster hirtella (Loew, 1843) (a hoverfly)

Melanogaster hirtella (Loew, 1843) (a hoverfly), Male - ventral view - highly enlarged - pale background

8. Male - ventral view - highly enlarged - pale background


Image Reference P104791
Magnification macro-photograph macro-photograph
Specimen prep Fresh specimen
Lighting/focus Styrofoam cup diffuser
Background pale background
Image post-processing Stacked image (19 frames) combined in Zerene Stacker
Malcolm Storey Canon EOS10D digital SLR and Macro MP-E 65mm x1 to x5 macro lens.
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Record info

Date: 11 July 2012
OS grid ref: SD77
Lat/Lon: 54° 10' N, 2° 20' W
Location: Vice County: Mid-west Yorkshire, VC64, England
Voucher: 11/07/2012[D]
Stage or state: Male imago
Record Summary: Male, visiting buttercup flowers
Associated organism: visiting live flower of Ranunculus
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