Eristalis nemorum ♀︎♂︎

Last update: 17 February 2021
OBSERVATION:
2020-IV-08

A pair hoverflies Eristalis nemorum [1,2] busy with a mating ritual in which the male will hover above the female, loudly buzzing. By the loud sound the male produces it can already be clear a mating ritual is in progress without before seeing it.

Eristalis nemorum ♀︎♂︎, matingritual

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 André Schulten, februari 2014, "Fotogids ZWEEFVLIEGEN Versie 2.0"

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