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melanistic Scaeva - Scaeva pyrastri - female

melanistic Scaeva - Scaeva pyrastri - Female
Tejon Ranch, Kern County, California, USA
April 24, 2016
Rare melanistic form of the species. The only unusual specimen in 100s of Scaeva pyrastri at this site. Strangely, the underside seems quite normal.

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