Lordship hoverflies - Xylota segnis

Lordship hoverflies - Xylota segnis

Observation - Lordship hoverflies - Xylota segnis - UK and Ireland. Description: This hoverfly was sitting in a small tree on the Central corridor beside the pond in Lordship rec. This species can be seen sunbathing on leaves or running over them. It can also be seen on logs or in the garden. It likes to breed in wet sawdust or rottin

This hoverfly was sitting in a small tree on the Central corridor beside the pond in Lordship rec. This species can be seen sunbathing on leaves or running over them. It can also be seen on logs or in the garden. It likes to breed in wet sawdust or rotting vegetable material.