Metallic Hoverfly with Swollen Rear Femurs and Narrow Abdominal Bands

Metallic Hoverfly with Swollen Rear Femurs and Narrow Abdominal Bands

Observation - Metallic Hoverfly with Swollen Rear Femurs and Narrow Abdominal Bands - UK and Ireland. Description: Swollen femurs suggest Syritta pipiens, but the insect is more stocky, with complete, narrow bands between segments.

Swollen femurs suggest Syritta pipiens, but the insect is more stocky, with complete, narrow bands between segments.