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Hoverfly in garden

Observed: 7th May 2013 By: AmadanAmadan’s reputation in InvertebratesAmadan’s reputation in InvertebratesAmadan’s reputation in InvertebratesAmadan’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Far more obliging than the blue butterflies I was actually after!

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jeremyr's picture

markings

I expect you the mean abdominal markings. Yes, the yellow lunules (sometimes referred to as 'spots') do not quite reach the side margins, so are surrounded by black

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Oops!

A bit of a Senior Moment there - yes, I meant abdominal, not thoracic. I can just about recall the basics of insect anatomy from the 1960s...