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Observed: 20th August 2013 By: nikkiv
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Description:

Very large fly like insect. 6 legs, 2 wings, small antennae, large 'bee' like body, no hairs, yellow with black stripes, large eyes, articulated head, bright yellow strip down middle of head. Body fat and roundish, not hornet/wasp like as far as I can see. Much larger than a queen honeybee, about 2.5-3 cm long!

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hover Fly (Volucella zonaria) interacts

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Large fly like insect

Any identification most helpful, thank you!