The Hoverfly and the Zantedeschia

Maree  Clarkson

Tarlton, South Africa

Artist's Description

Picture taken in my garden in Tarlton, Gauteng, South Africa with FujiFinepix 2800Zoom
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See my SATURDAY CHAT on ‘Insects’
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Hoverfly (Diptera syrphidae) in Arum Lily – Zantedeschia {Z. aethiopica}
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I managed to capture this Hoverfly just before he alighted on the inflorescence, settling on it as light as a feather, crawling deep down into the flower to find some nectar.


2th April 2011 – FEATURED in “Fauna & Flora South Africa”

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