Syrphus ribesii
West Worthing, West Sussex
Syrphus ribesii (female), Worthing, West Sussex, June 2022
[ Wingspan: 7 - 11 millimetres ]

This hoverfly is a common and abundant species that is found throughout Britain. Males form small swarms which hover under trees, emitting a faint buzzing sound. Adults fly from March until November.

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