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The Footballer Hoverfly (Helophilus pendulus) is of the family Syrphidae which is in the genus Helophilus.
Reference and highly recommended reading:Britain's Hoverflies A field guide 2nd edition Stuart Ball and Roger Morris
Thursday, 3 September 2020
THE FOOTBALLER HOVERFLY (Helophilus pendulus) male, Lullymore West Bog, Lullymore, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Labels: Bog of Allen, Co. Kildare, Diptera, Helophilus pendulus, hoverflies, Hoverflies of Europe, Hoverflies of Ireland, hoverfly, Ireland, Irish Hoverflies, Lullymore, Lullymore West Bog, The Footballer Hoverfly