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Bird Hover Fly (female)

Eupeodes volucris


The female Eupeodes volucris has white (not yellow) coma markings on a black abdomen, which are always separated and strongly curved. It resembles the Scaeva markings. The thorax is glossy brown. The eyes red.


Suburban area in Prairies habitat.

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Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 8 years ago

Thank you Maria !
I specially love the first one. Having it flying but not blur at all was quite a challenge.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

great series!

Saskatoon, Canada

Spotted on Sep 8, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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