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Not a bumblebee but a hoverfly

Observed: 3rd July 2013 By: knockelsknockels’s reputation in Invertebrates
2013-07-03 11.13.45
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I have edited this observation since posting it.
We have bees nesting in the roof so I have been watching them. This looked different from the others but it turns out to be a hoverfly. I knew they could look like wasps or honeybees but not bumblebees.

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Species with which Greater Bulb-Fly (Merodon equestris) interacts