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Hornet mimic hoverfly (Volucella zonaria)


Volucella zonaria
Volucella zonaria
Hornet mimic hoverfly - Volucella zonaria
Hornet mimic hoverfly - Volucella zonaria
Hornet mimic hoverfly
Hornet mimic hoverfly
Volucella zonaria (Poda, 1761)
Volucella zonaria (Poda, 1761)
Volucella zonaria - Syrphidae
Volucella zonaria - Syrphidae
Volucella zonaria - Face
Volucella zonaria - Face
Hornet mimic hoverfly - rear view
Hornet mimic hoverfly - rear view

Volucella zonaria
Common namesHornet mimic hoverfly, Belted Hoverfly
German namesHornissenschwebfliege, Große Waldschwebfliege, Riesen-Hummelschwebfliege
Dutch namesStadsreus
Finnish namesHerhiläisvieras
French namesVolucelle zonée
AuthorPoda, 1761
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire)))))), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Denmark)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands (Majorca)), Portugal)), West Europe (France (South France (Corsica)), Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), Southeast Europe (Greece, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Macedonia)), East Europe (Ukraine), Central Europe (Czech Republic)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Taiwan, Mongolia)), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Iran)), South Asia (Afghanistan), Central Asia (Tajikistan, Turkestan (Kazakhstan)), North Asia
Russia
Siberia (West Siberia (West Siberian Plain), East Siberia (Amur Oblast), Russian Far East (Primorsky Krai), Middle Siberia)
Africa
North Africa
Tunisia
America
North America
USA


Distribution by Synonymus:
Volucella fasciata   Taiwan, USA
CountriesAfghanistan, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesVolucella zonaria in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Volucella zonaria
2. Hornet mimic hoverfly - Volucella zonaria
3. Hornet mimic hoverfly
4. Volucella zonaria (Poda, 1761)
5. Volucella zonaria - Syrphidae
6. Volucella zonaria - Face
7. Hornet mimic hoverfly - rear view
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
InfraorderMuscomorpha
SectionAschiza
SuperfamilySyrphoidea
FamilySyrphidae
Rat-tailed Maggots, Hoverflies, Hover flies, Drone flies, Flower flies, Syrphid flies
SubfamilyEristalinae
TribeVolucellini
SubtribeVolucellina
GenusVolucella
Specieszonaria
Volucella zonaria
Hornet mimic hoverfly, Belted Hoverfly
AuthorPoda, 1761
 
Synonyms
Conops bifasciatus
Conops zonaria
Musca valentina
Musca zonaria
Syrphus bifasciatus
Syrphus zonarius
Volucella beckeri
Volucella fasciata
Volucella radicum
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