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Syrphida (family), hoverfly.

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Re: Lava pic 10 hours ago in Bug forum by AlteredEgo AlteredEgo
Re: Can anybody identify this caterpillar? 10 hours ago in Caterpillars by triops triops
Can you help me to identify the cocoon maker here? 13 hours ago in Bug forum by Philip Philip
Re: Jersey Tiger 14 hours ago in Moths by flecc flecc
Re: We found a spider in our room in sochi russia.. 1 day ago in Spiders by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: ID help 1 day ago in Bug forum by Grahamwfc Grahamwfc
Re: Found in garden 1 day ago in Spiders by Christopher Christopher
Re: Is this a bee or a wasp I wonder ? Please id ... 2 days ago in Bug forum by Happy Days Happy Days
Re: Can this be identified from these photos? 2 days ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc
Re: Bug on plant leaves 2 days ago in Beetles by triops triops
Re: Spider ID help required please 3 days ago in Spiders by Ben_123 Ben_123
Please id this .... 3 days ago in Bug forum by Happy Days Happy Days
Re: A selection of Dragonflies on the Isle Of Arran last summer 3 days ago in Dragonflies and damselflies by flecc flecc
Re: Beetle ID 3 days ago in Beetles by Garret Garret
Re: Is my caterpillar dead? 4 days ago in Bug forum by emmakb emmakb
Re: lots of little bugs like this in my bathroom - please help ID 4 days ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc
Re: Lots of these appearing on my bathroom floor and no idea what they are 4 days ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc
Re: Can someone please help me identify these Bugs? 4 days ago in True bugs by flecc flecc
Re: Can anyone help with this caterpillar found in marshy area, Isle of Arran? 4 days ago in Caterpillars by Happy Days Happy Days
Re: Spider guarding a Nursery Web nest... 5 days ago in Spiders by Desy Desy

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