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Eristalis pertinax

 
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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2005 5:39 pm    Post subject: Eristalis pertinax Reply with quote

Eristalis pertinax (Scopoli, 1763)

Identification ease/difficulty: 1

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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2005 8:41 am    Post subject: Species account from the Provisional atlas Reply with quote

Species account from Provisional atlas of British hoverflies, Ball & Morris, 2000.

Eristalis pertinax (Scopoli, 1763)

Biology: The larvae are of the ‘long-tailed’, aquatic type and occur in a wide range of situations were wet, decaying vegetable matter accumulates, including wet manure heaps in farmyards. Adults are usually found visiting flowers such as flowering shrubs, white umbels, yellow composites and Rubus, and are frequent visitors to gardens. Males often hover near flowering shrubs

Distribution: One of the commonest species throughout Britain. Has a very log season and is one of the most abundant early spring species as well as one of the most abundant on ivy flowers at the end of the season
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