[Syrphidae] wing speed

Bastiaan bwakkie at syrphidae.com
Fri Oct 26 07:35:11 BST 2007

Hi all,

Via my website I received the following interesting question from Israel...

"I would like to find out if it is true that the wing flight speed of a
syrphid can achieve 5 ms which means – 200 per second?"

...anyone has an answer on this? I guess there is a range.


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