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Yellow-shouldered Hover Fly

Ischiodon scutellaris

Description:

A small common hover fly about 15mm long. Distinguished by three yellow bands across the abdomen broken at the centre.

Habitat:

Exploring various flowers (this one on a stone-fruit blossom) in a suburban back yard.

Notes:

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Ischiodon+...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 31, 2013
Submitted on Nov 5, 2013

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