Hoverfly - Eristalis Interruptus
Taken at Longhaugh Point on 23rd September 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Hoverfly - Eristalis Interruptus
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 25th August 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Hoverfly - Eristalis Interruptus.
Species:
Order:
Family:
A.K.A.
Eristalis interruptus.
Diptera.
Syrphidae.
Eristalis Nemorum.
Habitat:
Wingspan:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Flowers in woodland.
8.25 - 10.5 mm 
April - October
The larvae are aquatic, and of the Rat-tailed maggot type.
The males show a characteristic courtship display, hovering above a foraging female for minutes.