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A male hoverfly, probably Riponnensia splendens (Diptera: Syrphidae).  Distinguished from the other metallic-green hoverflies, Orthonevra sp and Lejogaster sp, by the 2 longitudinal whitish stripes on the top of the thorax:

and the white dusting on the face:

Photos taken beside the lower end of the top lake, Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2012-06-17.

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