Sphaerophoria scripta (NL: Grote langlijf / EN: Sphaerophoria scripta / DE: Gewöhnliche Langbauchschwebfliege, Gemeine Langbauchschwebfliege, Gemeine Stiftschwebfliege / FR: Sphaerophoria scripta) is a European species of hoverfly. They can complete a full life cycle in as little as sixteen days (egg to egg-laying adult), and a maximum of nine generations may occur in a single year. Length of the insect is about 10 mm.
Image: Schilde (BE) - 13/08/2012
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