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A pair of bumble-bee mimic hoverflies mating:  probably Criorhina ranunculi (Diptera: Syrphidae), the white-tailed variant.  This species lacks the feathery antennae of Volucella bombylans and the eyes of the male are not as close together as they are in Merodon equestris.  These bumble-bee mimic hoverfly species often have two or more colour variants.

Photos taken in the Wilderness, Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2013-04-28.

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