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Eristalis pertinax

Eristalis pertinax


Eristalis look like bees, but are actually flies, hoover flies to be more specific. Some of the species, like this one, are very common. This peticular specimen had visited a male Salix caprea ( willow) for food .

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Definitely fly eyes !! :)

BarbaraSing 6 years ago

I can see why they resemble bees.

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Spotted on Mar 8, 2014
Submitted on Sep 14, 2014

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