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Wasp on Ivey

Observed: 4th November 2011 By: Lucy CorranderLucy Corrander’s reputation in InvertebratesLucy Corrander’s reputation in InvertebratesLucy Corrander’s reputation in Invertebrates
                               Wasp on Ivy
Description:

On ivy in wooded hedgerow.
Small wasp.
Or is it a large hoverfly?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Eristalis sp

Its most definitiely a Hover Fly of the Genus Eristalis the short Antennae or Arista the number of wings Dipeta as opposed to Hymenoptera 4 as the previosu poster has said possibly E tenax but the markings/colour of tibial regions of the leg would clinch it -

HTH

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