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UK Nature > Hoverflies > Epistrophe grossulariae




Scientific Name: Epistrophe grossulariae
Common Name: n/a

Epistrophe grossulariae is a fairly distinctive, moderately large species with neat parallel yellow bands on tergites 2 and 3 with the colour uniformly reaching the front edge.

Found throughout the UK, very often attracted to umbellifers along wood edges or nearby meadows; however, it is somewhat local and rarely found in numbers. On the wing May to October, peaking usually in July.











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