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Fancy-legged fly

Fancy-legged fly Campsicnemus magius

The Golden hoverfly (Callicera spinolae) is a rare species of ancient woodland and parkland in the south east of England. The larvae develop in wet rot holes so the hoverfly prefers old trees with snags or a complex structure of branches, which is more likely to produce the right microhabitat. Image: Peter Harvey (Essex Field Club). 

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