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Microdon myrmicae Schönrogge et al., 2002 (a hoverfly)

Date 4 June 2015
OS grid ref SZ09
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 60' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Voucher 04/06/2015[D]
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Stage or state Male imago
Record Summary male, basking on dead leaves of Purple Moor-grass
Identification Notes: Distance between scutellum teeth 77% of length of scutellum (very difficult to see through the pile and where do you measure the length to?). Genital capsule brown.

From damp heathland so must be M. myrmicae rather than M. mutabilis.

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