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distinct broad yellow bands front of wings rear of wings pale, with false margin vol11 cpa a a /.onaria is a stout, distinctively banded hover fly. It is a native of Europe and is migratory. The larvae of this species scavenge inside wasps' nests.

large eyes round head, concave j* behind

Order DIPTERA

Family TABANIDAE

No. of species 4 qqq eyes of females slightly separated parallel-sided abdomen wings clear or with yellowish tinge

TAB AN US SUDRTICUS has a largely black, beelike abdomen with distinctive pale, triangular marks down the middle.

yellowish tibiae broad head contrasting patches of pale hairs on dark abdomen and thorax smoky tinges on wings

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