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    sunflower

    i was in the garden looking at my sunflower when i came across this




    sunflower

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    Re: sunflower

    An Episyrphus balteatus female. I have been seeing lots of males recently but females have only just stated to appear.

    If you see more of them, check out the subtle colour variations of the abdomen. Only that species has the distinctive double black bands

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