Hoverfly - Volucella bombylans

Hoverfly - Volucella bombylans

Observation - Hoverfly - Volucella bombylans - UK and Ireland. Description: This lovely hoverfly is a bumblebee mimic. This colour form, plumata, has a white tail and yellow hairs at the side of the thorax and at the sides of tergite 2. About 6 individuals present.

This lovely hoverfly is a bumblebee mimic. This colour form, plumata, has a white tail and yellow hairs at the side of the thorax and at the sides of tergite 2. About 6 individuals present.