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Hoverfly

Syritta pipiens

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2 Comments

Doryreed
Doryreed 7 years ago

Yeah well spotted. I think it is probably Syritta pipiens. I'll change it now.

FaredinAliyevski
FaredinAliyevski 7 years ago

It looks like it has got the wrong ID. This hoverfly has distinctive thick appendages whereas the species you have mistaken with lack those thick appendages.

Doryreed
Spotted by
Doryreed

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 22, 2010
Submitted on Jun 24, 2011

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