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Flying insect

Observed: 25th April 2011 By: rich257
Flying insect

A flying insect with a body length of about 15mm; hairy body and relatively small and narrow wings; long pointed extension at the front of the body.
Seen in a meadow that is surrounded by arable land, but with pools and a fen nearby.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Looks like a bee fly to me,

Looks like a bee fly to me, something like Bombylius major but I don't know enough to ID to species properly.