Extreme close-up of hoverfly pollinating purple flowers by Laura Stolfi for Stocksy United

Extreme close-up of hoverfly pollinating purple flowers

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 17 May
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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