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Platynochaetus rufus  Macquart, 1835
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Syrphidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
The russet hairs of this fly are thought to mimic the colouration of bee species such as those in the Megachile genus. The males' antennae are quite particular and can be used to identify this fly and related species.






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