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Brown fly with strong hairs on its abdomen.

Observed: 23rd October 2013 By: grant burleighgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebratesgrant burleigh’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

From the appearance of the thorax, I first thought this was a Pollenia species. However, the wing venation and strong hairs on the abdomen suggested otherwise.

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Thanks for the ID. Siphona rings a bell; I may well have seen it already this season on Hogweed inflorescence.