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Long hoverfly ♀︎
-Broad-leaved sweet pea-

Last update: 24 November 2021
OBSERVATION:
2019-VI-19

This hover fly, a female Long hoverfly (Sphaerophoria scripta) [1,2], landed on a bunch of Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius) flower buds and positioned an egg underneath one of the sepals.

Long hoverfly ♀︎ (Sphaerophoria scripta), laying egg on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius)
Long hoverfly ♀︎ (Sphaerophoria scripta), egg on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius)
Long hoverfly ♀︎ (Sphaerophoria scripta), egg on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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

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