Huge hoverfly

Hoverfly - Volucella zonaria - w

When I nipped out to pick the beans for tea I found this magnificent creature resting on the strawberry cage. Google tells me it’s a Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s