[Syrphidae] Re: Spots on Pipiza

Ante Vujić ante.vujic at dbe.uns.ac.rs
Mon Feb 3 14:00:55 GMT 2020

Dear Stefan,

Also festiva, fasciata and nocticula (on Iberian Peninsula) can be with 
four spots (mostly females, males rarely).
Pipiza quadrifasciata have differential characters at head and abdomen 
clear to be identified (see in the keys). Pipiza festiva have yellow tarsi.

Best regards,


On 3.2.2020 14:04, Stefan Pruner wrote:
> Dear fellow syrphidologists!
> Can out of all (European) Pipiza species only Pipiza quadrimaculata 
> have four spots, or can others also have four spots on the abdomen?
> Thank you
> Stefan
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