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Lordship hoverflies - Myathropa florea

Observed: 17th June 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

a hoverfly with a nicely upholstered face

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arbustorum

arbustorum has the pale face, but males have the yellow on tergite 2 reaching the hind margin of the tergite, so that they only have a small dark wedge in the middle of that tergite. The pattern is very different to this.

Ian
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