Hoverflys mating in flight
Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 9:43 PM
Hi guys,
Just spotted a hoverfly in the garden that was staying very much in the one spot so grabbed the camera and turned out to be this pair in mating flight.. Sorry the top guy is not real sharp around the head, ID is Common Hover Fly – Ischiodon scutellaris. Thought you might like them for the buglove pages
Queensland, Australia

Hover Flies Aerial Mating

Hover Flies Aerial Mating

Hi Trevor,
What an amazing and romantic photograph.  Thanks for providing our readership with a species identification as well.

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