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Unidentified Flying Insect

  • Posted July 16, 2011 by Lynda Viewed 3396 times

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Spotted this fat flying insect on my buddleia. It isn't a bee and looks too big and fat for a hoverfly. I'm hoping Ricky can identify it for me.

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    • # Ricardo

      hello lynda!
      you're right! it is a specie of hoverfly!
      it is a [i]Volucella inanis [/i] ;)
      and sorry for my delay ;)
      cheers!nice shots!

      2011.07.22 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Moira

      It looks really big , I think it's something like one I photographed and posted in the past can't remember the name but it was Ricky who ID'ed it.

      2011.07.21 Edited Reply Cancel