Friday
Oct312014

Hoverfly

A male Volucella pellucens (Diptera: Syrphidae).

Photo taken on 2010-07-30.

Thursday
Oct302014

Hoverfly

A female Volucella bombylans (Diptera: Syrphidae).

Photo taken on 2013-06-16.

Wednesday
Oct292014

Hoverfly

A female Eristalis intricarius (Diptera: Syrphidae).

Photo taken on 2012-07-24.

Tuesday
Oct282014

Hoverfly

A female Eristalis sp (Diptera: Syrphidae).

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2012-08-14.

Monday
Oct272014

Hoverfly

A female Helophilus sp, probably a Helophilus trivittatus (Diptera: Syrphidae).  

This species lacks the black line down the face that the commoner Helophilus pendulus has.

Photos taken in the field below Chazey Wood , near Caversham, UK, on 2013-05-11.