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Microdon myrmicae Schönrogge et al., 2002 - a hoverfly

Microdon myrmicaeSchönrogge et al., 2002 - a hoverfly, Male - ventral view - highly enlarged - silver background

Image 0008: Male - ventral view - highly enlarged - silver background

Photography

Image Reference P120227
Magnification macro-photographmacro-photograph
Photographed On a microscope slide
Specimen prep Fresh specimen
Lighting/focus Styrofoam cup diffuser
Background silver background
Image post-processing Stacked image (23 frames) combined in Zerene Stacker
Equipment used Canon EOS600D digital SLR and MP-E 65mm x1 to x5 macro lens
Magnification factor x1.5
Photographer Malcolm Storey
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Record data

Date 4 Jun 2015
OS grid ref SZ09
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 60' W
Location Dorset, VC9, England
Voucher 4 Jun 2015[D]
Stage or state Male imago
Record Summary male, basking on dead leaves of Purple Moor-grass
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