Thick-legged Hover Fly

Syritta pipiens

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Syritta pipiens is a common species of European hover fly. It is sometimes called the thick-legged hoverfly, from its distinctive broad hind femora. They are fast nimble fliers, and the larvae feed in rotting organic matter.

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