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Meliscaeva auricollis var. maculicornis

Observed: 18th May 2013 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
Meliscaeva auricolis var maculicornis
Description:

The wings are out of focus because the hoverfly is shivering them. I've seen it before but this one didn't stop. Is it to warm up flight muscles, or display?

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    hoverfly (Meliscaeva auricollis var. maculicornis)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.