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Marmalade Hover-fly (Episyrphus balteatus) female in front of a colony of aphids. Hoverflies lay their eggs near aphids because their larvae devour them. la France

© Stéphane Vitzthum / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3500x2333 pixels (11.7"x7.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2016-06-20

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Keywords

Wild animal / Insect / Homoptere / Aphid

Wild animal / Insect / True fly / Syrphid fly / Syrphid (Syrphidae) / Hover-fly (Episyrphus sp) / Marmalade Hover-fly (Episyrphus balteatus)

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Species / Species particularity / Beneficial Species in Agriculture and Garden

June

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Freshwater swamp / Wet meadow

Europe / European Union / France / Grand Est / Lorraine / Meurthe-et-Moselle 54

Shot / Macrophotography

Europe / European Union / France

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Reproductive behaviour / Lay

Posing

Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Enumeration / Alone

Enumeration / Group / Multitude / Colony

Individual / Female

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Diptera / Brachycera / Syrphidae / Episyrphus

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