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<p class="MsoNormal">Dear Syrphidae Collegues<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">I'm a part-time PhD student at Swansea University (the rest of my time is with Natural Resources Wales).  I'm studying hoverflies, and specifically how they transport pollen.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Is anyone aware of anything in the literature on measurements of hoverfly 'hairiness' in different species?  I am looking at the potential for different groups to carry pollen, and would be interested in any standardised measurements that
 may have been carried out.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Thank you for your help<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Andrew Lucas <o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0091A5;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Andrew Lucas</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><br>
Arweinidd y Tim Safleoedd De Cymru/ Sites Support Team Leader South Wales <br>
</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0091A5;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru /</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">
 Natural Resources Wales<br>
</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0091A5;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Ffn</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">/Tel:
 01792 326471<br>
</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#0091A5;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Ffn symudol</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#31849B;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">
</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">/ Mobile: 07968 838152</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><a href="mailto:andrew.lucas@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk"><span style="color:blue">andrew.lucas@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk</span></a></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="CY" style="font-size:8.0pt;color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Ein diben yw sicrhau bod adnoddau naturiol Cymru yn cael eu cynnal, eu gwella a’u defnyddio yn gynaliadwy, yn awr ac yn y dyfodol.</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:8.0pt;color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="CY" style="font-size:8.0pt;color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Our purpose is to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used, now and in the future.</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:8.0pt;color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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