,, Volucella zonaria - a species of Hoverfly,, Hornet mimicking hoverfly, Volucella zonaria,,,, Wasp mimicing Hoverfly Volucella zonaria on Circium creticum thistle Peloponnese Greece,, Hornet mimic hoverfly (Volucella zonaria), on a rock, Germany,,, hoverfly (Volucella zonaria), sitting on a common hemp agrimony blossom, Germany,,,, Volucella zonaria (a hornet-mimic hoverfly) feeding on Ivy (Hedera helix) flowers,,,, Hornet mimic hoverfly (Volucella zonaria), family Syrphidae on the flowers of a summer lilac (Buddleja davidii). Hornet Mimic Hoverfly - Volucella zonaria. Female Hornet-mimic Hoverfly, ( Volucella zonaria,) feeding on ivy blossom. The largest UK hoverfly. In the case of one Platycheirus species, it comes down to the shape and length of one bristle on the foreleg of the male, and in another, whether a small depression on a front leg has a ‘lightning’ shaped mark in it or not. This one photographed in Spain. Netherlands August, A male hornet mimic hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) on a butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) Hornet Hoverfly, Volucella zonaria, feeding on garden shrub, sweetpepperbush, Clethra …,