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Hover Fly

Cheilosia illustrata?

Description:

Black and grey hairy bee like - thought it was ashy mining bee (Andrena cineraria) but in fact a hover fly - possibly Cheilosia illustrata

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2 Comments

RikMartin
RikMartin 7 years ago

thanks - i should have known that from the single wing! - had a few suggestions for Cheilosia illustrata so thanks for the heads up

AlanThornhill
AlanThornhill 7 years ago

This is a fly, most likely a hoverfly, not a bee. I can't help beyond that - maybe this guide can help with an ID.
http://pollinators.biodiversityireland.i...

RikMartin
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RikMartin

North Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 27, 2014
Submitted on Jul 27, 2014

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