Please can someone ID it for me
No identification made yet.
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I think this must be a hoverfly but can't see enough detail of wings and body markings to suggest anything more definite. Was it really that shade of purple or is that a trick of the light?
Entomologist and biological recorder
Could it be Cheilosia caerulescens? Just a wild guess by the way! (they appear to like purple flowers....)
Lat/Lng: 49.925366801899, -6.3123536109924
OS grid ref: SV906117
In a rock pool