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Hornet kills Bluebottle

Observed: 31st August 2011 By: bevalearsbevalears’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Hornet grabs Bluebottle in Flight.
Lands on Gate and proceeds to throttle bluebottle to death, before flying off with dead victim.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Field digger wasp (Mellinus arvensis) interacts