Tagged: Bee Drone fly Hoverfly Eristalis tenax

When is a bee not a bee?

Hoverfly

When is a bee not a bee?  When it’s a fly, a hoverfly.  This mimic might look like a honey bee but something’s not quite right, it is too shiny and it hovers.  I thought it would be a simple case of identifying which hoverfly but it turns out there are quite a few hoverflies… Read more »