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LOOKS LIKE A BUMBLEBEE?
Yes it does, it had me fooled looking thorugh Bombus pictures to identify it. But those legs are a bit thin for a bee, the eyes too big and (no mistaking) the antennae are too short and stubby.
It's a hoverfly that mimics bumble bees. But it's so much better than most hoverfly bee mimics. It's also very rare. Last recorded in London in Blackheath in 1966!
This is the rare…
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