The Dark-edged Bee-fly

Male Dark-edged Bee-fly

At last, a half decent picture of Bombylius major taken as one was warming up in the greenhouse this morning. The eyes meet in the centre therefore it is a male. Follow this link for more information and ID guide: https://www.brc.ac.uk/soldierflies-and-allies/sites/www.brc.ac.uk.soldierflies-and-allies/files/Bombylius%20ID%20guide.pdf

 

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