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Unknown bee mimic hoverfly

Observed: 19th May 2013 By: DoodleBopperDoodleBopper’s reputation in Invertebrates
Hoverfly Bee Unknown

Seen on my wall. Probably 2ish cm long. I think some sort of bee mimic fly or hoverfly. I thought the tail was strange but apparently it is its ovipositor so it might have just laid eggs before I took the picture.

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Species with which Merodon equestris interacts