Saturday, 18 June 2016

Otmoor: 18 June

Found this along the Roman Road early afternoon today. Thanks to Gareth Blockley for the ID - a Pellucid HoverFly - Volucella pellucens. There is another very similar hoverfly in Britain called Leucozona lucorum but I think my image is more likely to be the Pellucid - although I am happy to be corrected!

Pellucid HoverFly Volucella pellucens. 
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Azure Damselfly consuming an aphid

2 comments:

  1. I think this is Pellucid Fly - Volucella pelluscens

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  2. Thanks Gareth! Have updated the text,

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