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hover fly

Description:

Hover fly, possibly Eristalis sp.

Habitat:

Garden

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3 Comments

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Thanks, Mark and Marta. I will investigate further.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Hi Kate.. this is actually a fly. Check Eristalis species of hover flies. Great photos btw.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

I think it is a type of hoverfly. They mimic bees. Look for hoverfly species in your area :-)

KateBraun
Spotted by
KateBraun

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 15, 2014
Submitted on Oct 18, 2014

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