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Sawfly (maybe)

Observed: 22nd September 2013 By: argyresthia
       Sawfly maybe

Wide black head, yellow collar black abdomen with 4 broad stripes 1 narrow. Legs, yellow 'knees', black feet. Hind legs dark thighs. This thing flies, with dip at waist which is narrow, very horizontally. Hovers then shoots forward, but can reverse slightly, landing with a plop.

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there are about 10 uk species, but you'd need a specimen to tell them all apart

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