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Hoverfly on nettle leaf

Observed: 6th May 2010 By: Melica
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Hoverfly 6 May 2010 Calverton Road woods 050.JPG
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Melica's picture

Thanks very much for that!

Thanks very much for that! Can I admit my ignorance and ask how one knows it's male?

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You can tell it's a male

You can tell it's a male because the eyes meet. There is a gap between them in the female.

Yorkie

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Blimey! That's interesting...

Blimey! That's interesting... and unexpected. Fascinating - thanks!