Eupeodes luniger
West Worthing, West Sussex
Eupeodes luniger (male), Worthing, West Sussex, March 2022
[ Wingspan: 6 - 10 millimetres ]

Eupeodes luniger is a hoverfly that can have a variable appearance, although its crescent-shaped yellow markings are distinctive because they don’t reach round to the outer edge of the insect’s abdomen.

This is a migratory species that is now well-established in the southern part of Britain.

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