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WHITE BANDED FLY

Observed: 13th August 2009 By: foxyfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebratesfoxy’s reputation in Invertebrates
HOVERFLY (Volucella pellucens)
Description:

LARGE FLY WITH DISTINCTIVE WHITE BAND AROUND ABDOMEN ON KNAPWEED FLOWER

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Hoverfly

This is a female as the eyes do not touch. Separated from the superficially similar Leucozona lucorum by features including venation and overall size.