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Hoverfly (V pellucens)

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A territorial hoverfly often found on brambles in July and August.


Common Name Hoverfly (V pellucens)
Alternative Name(s) Great Pied Hoverfly
Scientific Name Volucella pellucens
Species Group Hover flies
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