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Marmalade hoverfly (female)

Episyrphus balteatus female

Description:

A useful fly with wasp mimicking colours. The spacing between the eyes indicates a female. Larvae of this fly eat parasitic aphids while adults are pollinators.

Habitat:

Urban park

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Ioannis
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Ioannis

Île-de-France, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 20, 2015
Submitted on Aug 21, 2015

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