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English: A hoverfly with beautiful compound eyes (Eristalinus taeniops) collecting nectar from a flower


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38° 45′ 30.40″ N, 9° 11′ 42.10″ W

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English: The head of a male hoverfly (Eristalinus taeniops).
Français : Tête d'un Syrphide mâle, Eristalinus taeniops.
Português: Mosca-das-flores macho, da espécie Eristalinus taeniops

Camera: Nikon D80, Tokina 100mm macro with extension tube

Exposure: manual exposure - F/20, 1/160, ISO 100
Date October 2007
Source Own work
Author Alvesgaspar


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