Possible unusual hoverfly (for Oxfordshire)

Possible unusual hoverfly (for Oxfordshire)

Observation - Possible unusual hoverfly (for Oxfordshire) - UK and Ireland. Description: A bumblebee mimic hoverfly that was new to me - seemed larger than C. illustrata and more the size of V. bombylans (which it clearly wasn't). Obvious and striking yellow face and yellow tinge to the underside of the end of the abdomen.

A bumblebee mimic hoverfly that was new to me - seemed larger than C. illustrata and more the size of V. bombylans (which it clearly wasn't).

Obvious and striking yellow face and yellow tinge to the underside of the end of the abdomen.