|Helophilus pendulus Hoverfly, I think|
I came face to face with this tiger-like apparition, deep in the woods, along the boardwalk at Dinefwr on Monday afternoon. How amazing to have stripes going in two directions!
Henry Walloon ('Life on an Oxfordshire Lawn') has an informative post about insect mimicry, including those wasp-like stripes - here.
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- An intriguing (but tragic) murder mystery out on the moors. What would Sherlock Holmes say?