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Bee fly push-me-pull-you

Observed: 18th April 2010 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

A pair of bee fly 'in cop'

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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B. major is the only species

B. major is the only species in UK that has that solid, almost black leading edge to the wing. That combined with the long proboscis should put it beyond confusion.

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TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.