Fairly dark, bee-like hoverfly

Fairly dark, bee-like hoverfly

Observation - Fairly dark, bee-like hoverfly - UK and Ireland. Description: A medium-sized hoverfly that on first glance looks like a bee. Quite dark thorax and abdomen, and appears to have an orange patch on either side of the top of the abdomen.

A medium-sized hoverfly that on first glance looks like a bee. Quite dark thorax and abdomen, and appears to have an orange patch on either side of the top of the abdomen.