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Sep 1, 2012 9:47 PM

? Hoverfly


The attached fly was feeding on Ragwort in Hainault Forest on 13th August. I thought that it was a hoverfly. It has a large rosturm. The thorax has a grey and black pattern with a yellow scutellum. The abdominal pattern is not clear in the photos but no orange. Stubbs and Falk British Hoverflies show only Rhingia as having a rostrum. I would be grateful for an identification please. Thanks, Brian

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