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Clytus ruricola

  Said to be a wasp mimic, Clytus ruricola, the Round-necked Longhorn (Family Cerambycidae) is a wood-boring beetle whose larva feed mostly on maple. The adult is a pollen feeder and, in this case, is making […]

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Chalcosyrphus plesia (Curran 1925)

From June last year… Very striking in appearance, this hoverfly seems to be mimicking an hymenopteran of some kind. I could find out little about this fly, except that it prefers wooded areas, and that […]

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(Extracted from my blog, Voyages Around My Camera) I was in the back garden trying to make the most of photo opportunities provided by the swath of flowering anemones when I came across this specimen. […]

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