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Chequered hoverfly (female)

Melanostoma scalare


The males have longer, thinner bodies than females, with lozenge-shaped yellow spots compared to the triangular spots in females. Both sexes have largely yellow antennae.


Suburban garden

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London Borough of Bromley, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 2, 2013
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013

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