Xylota Hoverfly

Xylota Hoverfly

Observation - Xylota Hoverfly - UK and Ireland. Description: Spotted this fly amongst the flower border yesterday with distinctive white legs. I saw another posting this morning of a Drab Wood-Soldier Fly with many similarities to this, but this lacks the yellow patch at the rear of the thorax, between the wing roo

Spotted this fly amongst the flower border yesterday with distinctive white legs. I saw another posting this morning of a Drab Wood-Soldier Fly with many similarities to this, but this lacks the yellow patch at the rear of the thorax, between the wing roots. Any ideas?