Sphaerophora scripta - male   Copyright Martin evans@WGUK
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Sphaerophora scripta  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Flight period: May to October.

Body:  (males)8.5 to 11.5mm.

Habitat: Grassland, wasteland and gardens.

Larvae: Feeds on aphids on herbaceous vegetation.