Merodon equestris

Merodon

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A female Merodon equestris is feeding on
In this copulating pair the male(at the left) is moving the wings very fast with a frequency of approximately 330 Hz. In normal flight the frequency is approximately 220 Hz.
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The buzzing noise may be played here :
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