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Eristalis pertinax

Eristalis pertinax

Description:

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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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Definitely fly eyes !! :)

BarbaraSing
BarbaraSing 6 years ago

I can see why they resemble bees.

HenkWallays
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HenkWallays

Vlaanderen, Belgium

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

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