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HOVERFLY or BULB-FLY ?

Observed: 1st July 2012 By: creaturesnappercreaturesnapper’s reputation in Invertebratescreaturesnapper’s reputation in Invertebratescreaturesnapper’s reputation in Invertebratescreaturesnapper’s reputation in Invertebratescreaturesnapper’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Greater Bulb-Fly (Merodon equestris) interacts

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Thanks David, I am never sure

Thanks David, I am never sure with these flies ,they seem quite variable.

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variable

yes they have a range of colour patterns which approximate, with varying degrees of success, the colour patterns of bumblebees