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Scaeva pyrastri

Scaeva pyrastri
Photo Information
Copyright: Charles Fleming (Chas) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 11] (62)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-18
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-18 8:03
Viewed: 2868
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Scaeva pyrastri is an attractive Hoverfly found in much of the southern parts of the UK. Hoverflies are bee and wasp mimics. This one was feeding on "honeydew" a sugary secretion from Aphids which can also be seen in the picture.

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Hello Chas,

a great macro shot with good pov and details.
Fine colours.
Thanks for id, see my picture for further information.


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