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Spotlight on….Hoverflies

  If you have a garden or backyard with a few plants you will almost certainly see, between March and October, small yellow stripy flies hovering over your flowers. Most of these will be hoverflies, called ‘flower flies’ in the USA because of their attraction to wild and garden flowers. Their stripy appearance makes them […]

Posted 11 September 2013 | Categories: Spotlight on... | Tags: episyrphus balteatus, eristalis pertinax, helophilus pendulus, Hoverfly, myathropa florea, sericomyia silentis, sphaerophora scripta, syrpus ribesii, volucella pellucens