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Hoverfly Xanthogramma pedissequum

The correct name is Xanthogramma pedissequum, an old error. (The title needs to be changed, pleas, Mods)

This attractive species is around for a day or two in the late spring or early summer.

We have had day after day of gusting wind, making macro difficult and reducing the number of insect species venturing out into the open. Yesterday the air became still for half an hour or so and the insects started to bask in the sun.

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Re: Hoverfly Xanthogramma pedissequum

We had the same weather here.
Well documented.

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Re: Hoverfly Xanthogramma pedissequum

Crisp and clear......super photos....
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