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Fly ID please

B3B3 Posts: 12,607
I've just seen a luminous yellow fly with black wings
I took a couple of pics but they're rubbish and don't really add anything to the description.
It was in the axil of a rose leaf and didn't move when i got close.
From the way it was bending its body, i assume it was laying eggs.
Can't see it on Google. Can anyone identify it?
In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • Hampshire_HogHampshire_Hog Hampshire Coast 100m from the seaPosts: 1,089
    Probable a rose saw fly @B3 did it look like this?



    "You don't stop gardening because you get old, you get old because you stop gardening." - The Hampshire Hog
  • B3B3 Posts: 12,607
    edited June 2019
    That's her. I'm gonna get her eggs. The cheeky madam!
    Thanks @Hampshire_Hog
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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