Episyrphus balteatus  De Geer, 1776
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Syrphidae
Marmalade Hoverfly     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
Adults are often seen feeding on nectar on various flowers; larvae feed on aphids on plants. This fly mimics the colouration of stinging insects such as wasps and bees, preventing attack from predators.

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