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Fat hairy hoverfly

Observed: 8th August 2009 By: Jonathan
iSpot team
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Description:

These 3 pictures are all of the same individual feeding on the flowers of an oregano plant

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Eristalis intricarius interacts

Comments

bobthebirder's picture

hoverfly

Looks like Volucella bombylans to me, but Martin might know of a similar species it could be.

Bob Ford

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Blimey. I call that quick

Blimey. I call that quick service! Thanks, Bob.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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Eristalis intricarius

I think syrphus has provided the correct solution to this one.

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Entomologist and biological recorder