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Syritta pipiens  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Syrphidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
Syritta pipiens is a very common species of European hover fly.
Sometimes called the thick-legged hoverfly, from its distinctive broad hind femora. They are fast nimble fliers, Larvae feed in rotting organic matter.












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