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A female hoverfly, probably an Orthonevra sp (Diptera: Syrphidae).  There are 3 species of Orthonevra on the UK checklist: O. brevicornis, O. geniculata and O. nobilis, of which O. nobilis is the most common but the other two are by no means rare.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2010-05-30.

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