Eristalis arbustorum – female, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Eristalis arbustorum – female, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Observation - Eristalis arbustorum – female, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Comparatively small Eristalis hoverfly observed nectaring on Knapweed; this is a female given eye spacing. Note abdominal terga with pale yellow borders and how orange markings are restricted to tergite 2. The key indicator is the white face with no stri

Comparatively small Eristalis hoverfly observed nectaring on Knapweed; this is a female given eye spacing. Note abdominal terga with pale yellow borders and how orange markings are restricted to tergite 2. The key indicator is the white face with no stripe (Photo 4).