Family Archive: Syrphidae

Sphaerophoria scripta

Sphaerophoria scripta (male) (12 September 2014)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/sphaerophoria-scripta/

Hornet Mimic Hoverfly

  Volucella zonaria – a hoverfly (Female, 14 July 2010) Sometimes called the Hornet Mimic Hoverfly, this is a very large and visually striking fly, and they can be quite intimidating when they venture indoors. This one had a body length of 18 mm and its large over-extending wings made it look much bigger. It …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-12/

Xylota segnis – a hover fly

  Xylota segnis – a hoverfly(Male, 04 June 2010)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-11/

Platycheirus scutatus – a hoverfly

Platycheirus scutatus – a hoverfly(02 May 2010)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-10/

Hornet-mimic Hoverfly

Volucella zonaria – a hoverfly(26 August 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-8/

Eupeodes luniger – a hoverfly

Eupeodes luniger – a hoverfly(24 July 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-9/

Eristalis sp. – a drone fly

Eristalis sp. (probably E. interruptus)(on Myosotis, 26 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/drone-fly-2/

Chequered Hoverfly – male

Melanostoma scalare – a hoverfly (male)(20 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-male-3/

Helophilus pendulus – a hoverfly

Helophilus pendulus – a hoverfly(23 August 2008)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-7/

Sphaerophoria scripta – a hoverfly – male

Sphaerophoria scripta – a hoverfly (male)(22 July 2008)

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hover-fly-male-2/

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