Extrem eclose up of hoverfly drinking from allium flower by Laura Stolfi for Stocksy United

Extrem eclose up of hoverfly drinking from allium flower

Hoverflies, also known as flower flies, or syrphid flies, make up the insect family Syrphidae. Their larvae prey upon pest insects, like aphids and the leafhoppers. Therefore, they are seen in biocontrol as a natural means of reducing the levels of pests.

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Uploaded 22 June
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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