Volucella inanis - female  Copyright Martin Evans@WGUK
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Volucella inanis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Flight period: July to September.

Body:  13 to 15.5mm.

Habitat: Woodland edge and suburban gardens.

Larvae:  In the nests of wasps Vespula spp.