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Hover Fly (Milesia crabroniformis)

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Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Milesia
Species: crabroniformis

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Positive philomel On Aug 9, 2008, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenées
France
(Zone 8a) wrote:

Easily mistaken, from a distance, for a hornet, this colourful hoverfly is a native of europe. It flies June to September and loves to feed on flowers in the sun. The larvae feed on rotting beech wood.


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