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Big-Nosed Hoverfly

A male Rhingia rostrata (Diptera: Syrphidae).  Distinguished from the more common Rhingia campestris by the lack of any black markings along the side of the abdomen.  Also, the 'snout' is slightly shorter.

Photos taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2012-08-20.

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