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Gbb12

Observed: 21st July 2012 By: devonmaiddevonmaid’s reputation in Invertebratesdevonmaid’s reputation in Invertebrates
gbb12
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Hooverfly
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Amadan's picture

Possibly -

One of the genus Eristalis, but it's a blurred on my screen.
"Hooverfly" is a nice alternative name! The next time you see one hovering in front of you, carefully bring your hand up underneath it. You'll feel the down-draft from the wings, which is surprisingly strong: though not quite as powerful as from a vacuum cleaner!

devonmaid's picture

Down-draft

Thank you, will do.