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Large and brightly marked Eristalis. It has a shorter and broader abdomen than E. pertinax or E. tenax and has a darkened area across the wing. Always has a distinct black stripe on the face, further distinguishing from arbustorum.
Spotted at alpine meadow. Parque Nacional de Sierra de Guadarrama. Peñalara
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/1000 sec.; f/16; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm.