Eristalis arbustorum (NL: Kleine bijvlieg / EN: Eristalis arbustorum / DE: Kleine Keilfleckschwebfliege, Kleine Bienenschwebfliege / FR: éristale des arbustes) is a European species of hoverfly. The size of the coloured patches on the abdomen varies with larval rearing temperature, as does wing length. They are attracted to the flowers of cow parsley, common hogweed, creeping thistle and knapweed.
Image: Ranst (BE) – 07/06/2012
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