Hoverfly: Eupeodes luniger | Nature Notes from Dorset

Eupeodes luniger is a hoverfly that is predominantly black with yellow comma shaped markings on the abdomen. There are three very similar species but Eupeodes luniger is the most common and so I expect my photograph is of that species through sheer force of numbers. Common in the summer in open places such as meadows and verges it also inhabits gardens. It is also one of the earliest emerging species and can be seen as early as February in some places.  
This is a migratory species and in some years it can be more common than others 

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