Species Archive: Volucella zonaria

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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Hornet-mimic Hoverfly

Volucella zonaria – a hoverfly(26 August 2009)

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