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The relationship between morphological and behavioral mimicry in hover flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) [paper summary]

This is part of a series of short lay summaries that describe the technical publications I have authored.  This paper, entitled “The relationship between morphological and behavioral mimicry in hover flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)”, was published in the journal American Naturalist in 2014. 308 more words

Science

Back from Hiatus

Bumble bee (Bombus sp?) visiting some type of sunflower/daisy (maybe Helianthus sp?)

Another view of an Imperial moth (Eacles imperials) in Evansville, IN

Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota) … 132 more words

Nature Photography

Day 492 Hoverfly female / Langbauchschwebfliege

From the clever people at the FB group Insects of Great Britain & Northern Europe, I have been helped along to the genus Sphaerophoria and informed that it is a female. 171 more words

Insect