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|.. thanks Philippe Moniotte (pgmoni)|
Rhingia campestris is a species of hoverfly, 7–11 millimetres (0.3–0.4 in) long, with a wingspan of 12–18 mm (0.5–0.7 in). It is common in many parts of Europe from March until November. It has a broad orange abdomen with a black line along the sides (the black line is absent along the sides of Rhingia rostrata), and has the distinctive long snout of all Rhingia species. Larvae are associated with cow dung. Adults males feed on nectar, while adult females feed on protein rich pollen, reflecting the cost of developing eggs.
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- [2012-10-12 13:10]
Very nice close-up. It is Rhingia campestris, a syrphidae.
Ciao Nuri, great macro of lovely hoverfly on beautiful flower, nice blurry BG, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
- [2012-10-13 0:00]
excellent macro of the insect. good clarity, lighting and background. tfs.
this is a very nice composition with great details and good light
the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou