Lagoon-dwelling hoverfly species

Below is a list of hoverfly species found in Lagoons since the project started in 2016. A list of species that could use / turn up in Lagoons, depending on location (in the UK) and type of substrate and condition, is coming!


Common drone fly, Eristalis tenax

Photo: Steven Falk

Tapered drone fly, Eristalis pertinax

Photo: Steven Falk

Tiger hoverfly, Helophilus pendulus

Photo: Steven Falk

Syritta pipiens

Photo: Steven Falk

Rhingia rostrata

Photo: Steven Falk