Saturday, 6 August 2016

Cwmfelin Park

Cwmfelin Park - 21 Species of Hoverfly present today, best of below.

 Cheilosia bergenstammi
 Cheilosia species - possibly "latifrons" - specimen taken as there were a few about for analysis at the end of year.
 Eristalis nemorum - male hovering over female is diagnostic behaviour [pertinax behind].
 Helophilus pendulus
 Helophilus trivittatus - face shot
 Helophilus trivittatus
 Melanostoma mellinum - black scutellum and thorax plus unmodified tarsi in male means Melanostoma. Shape of tergites on abdomen are square ruling out scalare.
 Myathropa florea
 Platycheirus albimanus - garrotted while potting. 
Xylota segnis

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