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Hoverfly (S pyrastri)

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Peter Orchard

A relatively large and conspicuous species with six distinctive white 'commas' on a black background. A migratory species from Europe.


Common Name Hoverfly (S pyrastri)
Scientific Name Scaeva Pyrastri
Species Group Hover flies
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