Leucozona glaucia

Leucozona glaucia

Observation - Leucozona glaucia - UK and Ireland. Description: Female hoverfly with golden thorax and face, black and grey striped abdomen feeding on Hogweed in woodland. Females of this species usually seem to have some blue colouration in the abdomen and it's not obvious in this fly, but it doesn't fit other Leucoz

Female hoverfly with golden thorax and face, black and grey striped abdomen feeding on Hogweed in woodland. Females of this species usually seem to have some blue colouration in the abdomen and it's not obvious in this fly, but it doesn't fit other Leucozona species. L laternaria, the most similar, has a whiter frons,