Hoverflies 

To enlarge a thumbnail left click on an image when the pointed finger appears (or double-tap on Touchscreen). This will also access a slideshow and further information in some instances. 
Cheilosia impressa 
Cheilosia impressa - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK - June 2018
 
 
Chrysotoxum bicinctum 
Chrysotoxum bicinctum 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Chrysotoxum bicinctum 
Chrysotoxum bicinctum 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Chrysotoxum festivum 
Chrysotoxum festivum - Beaded Chrysotoxum 1
 
Beaded Chrysotoxum 
Chrysotoxum festivum 
Chrysotoxum festivum - Beaded Chrysotoxum 2
 
Beaded Chrysotoxum 
Chrysotoxum vernale 
Chrysotoxum vernale - Straight-banded Hoverfly - Les Baux de Provence, France - May 2019
 
Straight-banded Hoverfly 
Criorhina berberina 
Criorhina berberina
 
 
Epistrophe eligans 
Epistrophe eligans - Walgrave, Northants, UK - May 2018 1
 
 
Epistrophe eligans 
Epistrophe eligans - Walgrave, Northants, UK - May 2018 2
 
 
Epistrophe grossulariae 
Epistrophe grossulariae
 
 
Episyrphus balteatus 
Episyrphus balteatus - Marmalade Hoverfly 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Marmalade Hoverfly 
Episyrphus balteatus 
Episyrphus balteatus - Marmalade Hoverfly 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Marmalade Hoverfly 
Episyrphus balteatus 
Episyrphus balteatus - Marmalade Hoverfly 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Marmalade Hoverfly 
Eriozona syrphoides 
Eriozona syrphoides - Hoverfly - Buchenhohe, Bavaria, Germany - June 2019
 
 
Eristalis horticola 
Eristalis horticola 1
 
 
Eristalis horticola 
Eristalis horticola 2
 
 
Eristalis pertinax 
Eristalis pertinax - Tapered Drone Fly - Walgrave, Northants, UK - August 2019 3
 
Tapered Drone Fly 
Eristalis pertinax 
Eristalis pertinax - Tapered Drone Fly 2 - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK
 
Tapered Drone Fly 
Eristalis pertinax 
Eristalis pertinax - Tapered Drone Fly 3
 
Tapered Drone Fly 
Eristalis pertinax 
Eristalis pertinax - Tapered Drone Fly 4
 
Tapered Drone Fly 
Eristalis tenax 
Eristalis tenax - Hoverfly - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2019 2
 
Drone Fly 
Eristalis tenax 
Eristalis tenax - Hoverfly - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2019 3
 
Drone Fly 
Eupeodes corollae 
Eupeodes corollae 1
 
 
Eupeodes corollae 
Eupeodes corollae 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Eupeodes corollae 
Eupeodes corollae 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Eupeodes corollae 
Eupeodes corollae 4 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Eupeodes lapponicus 
Eupeodes lapponicus
 
 
Eupeodes latifasciatus 
Eupeodes latifasciatus - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Eupeodes luniger 
Eupeodes luniger - Hoverfly - Walgrave, Northnats, UK - Aug 2019 1
 
 
Eupeodes luniger 
Eupeodes luniger - Hoverfly - Walgrave, Northnats, UK - Aug 2019 2
 
 
Helophilus hybridus 
Helophilus hybridus - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK - July 2018 1
 
 
Helophilus hybridus 
Helophilus hybridus - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK - July 2018 2
 
 
Helophilus pendulus 
Helophilus pendulus 1 - Wicken Fen, UK
 
 
Helophilus pendulus 
Helophilus pendulus 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Helophilus trivittatus 
Helophilus trivittatus - Etang de Vaccares, Camargue, France - May 2019 2
 
 
Helophilus trivittatus 
Helophilus trivittatus - Etang de Vaccares, Camargue, France - May 2019 3
 
 
Leucozona lucorum 
Leucozona lucorum - Hoverfly - Buchenhohe, Bavaria, Germany - June 2019 1
 
 
Leucozona lucorum 
Leucozona lucorum - Hoverfly - Buchenhohe, Bavaria, Germany - June 2019 2
 
 
Melanostoma scalore 
Melanostoma scalare - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2018 1
 
 
Melanostoma scalore 
Melanostoma scalare - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2018 2
 
 
Meligramma guttatum 
Meligramma guttatum - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Myathropa florea 
Myathropa florea 1 (Male)
 
 
Myathropa florea 
Myathropa florea 2 - Loire Valley, France
 
 
Neoascia podagrica 
Neoascia podagrica 1 (Male) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Neoascia podagrica 
Neoascia podagrica 2 (Male) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Neoascia podagrica 
Neoascia podagrica 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Parhelophilus frutetorum or versicolor 
Parhelophilus frutetorum or versicolor - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018
 
 
Platycheirus albimanus 
Platycheirus albimanus 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Platycheirus albimanus 
Platycheirus albimanus 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Platycheirus fulviventris 
Platycheirus fulviventris - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018
 
 
Platycheirus scutatus 
Platycheirus scutatus 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Platycheirus scutatus 
Platycheirus scutatus 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Rhingia campestris 
Rhingia campestris 1
 
 
Rhingia campestris 
Rhingia campestris 2
 
 
Scaeva pyrastri 
Scaeva pyrastri and Patchwork Leaf-cutter Bee - Megachile centuncularis - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
with Patchwork Leaf-cutter Bee 
Scaeva pyrastri 
Scaeva pyrastri 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Scaeva pyrastri 
Scaeva pyrastri 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sericomyia silentis 
Sericomyia silentis 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sericomyia silentis 
Sericomyia silentis 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria interrupta 
Sphaerophoria interrupta - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2018 1
 
 
Sphaerophoria interrupta 
Sphaerophoria interrupta - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2018 2
 
 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 1 (Fem) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii - Summer Leys NR, Northants, UK - July 2018 1
 
 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii - Summer Leys NR, Northants, UK - July 2018 2
 
 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 2 (Fem) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 
Sphaerophoria rueppellii 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria scripta 
Sphaerophoria scripta 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria scripta 
Sphaerophoria scripta 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria scripta 
Sphaerophoria scripta 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Sphaerophoria taeniata 
Sphaerophoria taeniata - Hoverfly - Chenu, France - July 2019 1
 
 
Syritta pipiens 
Syritta pipiens - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Syritta pipiens 
Syritta pipiens - Walgrave, Northants, UK - July 2018
 
 
Syrphus ribesii 
Syrphus ribesii 1 - Loire Valley, France
 
 
Syrphus ribesii 
Syrphus ribesii - Muker Meadows, Yorkshire Dales, UK - June 2018
 
 
Syrphus ribesii 
Syrphus ribesii (on Yarrow)  - Thrapston, Northants, UK - Nov 2018 1
 
 
Syrphus ribesii 
Syrphus ribesii - Hoverfly - Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, UK - Oct 2019 (Female)
 
 
Volucella bombylans v plumata 
Volucella bombylans var. plumata
 
 
Volucella elegans 
Volucella elegans - Hoverfly - Las Alpujarras, Spain - Sept 2019 1
 
 
Volucella elegans 
Volucella elegans - Hoverfly - Las Alpujarras, Spain - Sept 2019 2
 
 
Volucella inanis 
Volucella inanis
 
 
Volucella inflata 
Volucella inflata - Pitsford, Northants, UK - May 2019
 
 
Volucella pellucans 
Volucella pellucans - Great Pied Hoverfly 1 - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK
 
Great Pied Hoverfly 
Volucella pellucans 
Volucella pellucans - Great Pied Hoverfly 2 - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK
 
Great Pied Hoverfly 
Volucella zonaria 
Volucella zonaria - Hornet Mimic Hoverfly 2 - Loire Valley, France
 
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly 
Volucella zonaria 
Volucella zonaria -  Hornet Mimic Hoverfly 1
 
Hornet Mimic Hoverfly 
Xanthogramma pedissequum 
Xanthogramma pedissequum - Pont du Grad, Provence, France - May 2019
 
 
Xylota segnis 
Xylota segnis 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Xylota segnis 
Xylota segnis 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
 
Xylota sylvarum 
Xylota sylvarum - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 1
 
 
Xylota sylvarum 
Xylota sylvarum - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 2
 
 
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings