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Hornet Mimic Hoverfly

Observed: 21st July 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in Invertebrates
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (volucella zonaria), Gerry's Hole, 2013-07-21 003
Description:

I thought, to my delight,that this actually WAS a hornet to start with. It turned out to be a very large hoverfly. I'd have got better pictures if it hadn't been in the undergrowth, then flown off. Grr!

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Species with which Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) interacts