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Britain's Hoverflies:
An Introduction to the Hoverflies of Britain
Stuart Ball & Roger Morris

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Introduction [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword 7
Introduction 8
Is it a hoverfly? 10
Hoverfly biology
The life-cycle of a hoverfly 12
Adults 13
Eggs 15
Larvae 16
Recording Cheilosia albipila and C grossa by searching for larvae in thistles 21
Pupae 26
Migration 26
Mimicry 28
Finding hoverflies
The seasonal calendar 30
Where to look for hoverflies 36
The search for Callicera rufa 41
Glossary 42
Identifying hoverflies 45
Naming the parts 46
Guide to the tribes 51
Simplified guide to British hoverfly tribes 59
Identifying wasp and bee mimics 60

THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS 63

Species list 268
Collecting hoverflies 277
Legislation and conservation 282
Recording hoverflies 283
Gardening for hoverflies 284
Further reading and useful addresses 286
Acknowledgements 288
Photographic credits 289
Index of scientific names 293
Bacchini
Guide to Bacchini 64
Baccha 66
Melanostoma 68
Platycheirus 70
Xanthandrus 82
Paragini
Guide to Paragini 84
Paragus 84
Syrphini
Guide to Syrphini 86
Chrysotoxum 90
Xanthogramma 96
Doros 98
Sphaerophoria 100
Eriozona 104
Leucozona 104
Dasysyrphus 108
Didea 112
Scaeva 114
Eupeodes 116
Melangyna 120
Meligramma 126
Meliscaeva 128
Episyrphus 130
Epistrophe 132
Megasyrphus 136
Parasyrphus 138
Syrphus 142

ERISTALINAE
Callicerini
Guide to Callicerini 146
Callicera 146
Cheilosiini
Guide to Cheilosiini 150
Cheilosia 152
Ferdinandea 168
Portevinia 168
Rhingia 170
Chrysogastrini
Guide to Chrysogastrini 172
Neoascia 174
Sphegina 176
Melanogaster 178
Chrysogaster 180
Orthonevra 182
Riponnensia 182
Lejogaster 184
Brachyopa 186
Hammerschmidtia 188
Myolepta 189
Eristalini
Guide to Eristalini (and Merodontini: Merodon) 190
Eristalis 192
Eristalinus 200
Mallota 202
Myathropa 202
Anasimyia 204
Helophilus 206
Lejops 208
Parhelophilus 210
Merodontini
Guide to Merodontini 212
Eumerus 212
Merodon 214
Psilota 216
Pelecocerini
Guide to Pelecocerini 218
Chamaesyrphus 218
Pelecocera 219
Pipizini
Guide to Pipizini 220
Pipiza 222
Heringia 226
Pipizella 228
Trichopsomyia 230
Triglyphus 230
Sericomyiini
Guide to Sericomyiini 232
Arctophila 232
Sericomyia 234
Volucellini
Guide to Volucellini 236
Volucella 236
Xylotini
Guide to Xylotini 242
Blera 244
Brachypalpoides 246
Caliprobola 246
Brachypalpus 248
Chalcosyrphus 250
Criorhina 252
Pocota 256
Syritta 258
Tropidia 258
Xylota 260

MICRODONTINAE
Microdon 264

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