Sunday Quiz – A Bouquet of Flies – The Answers!

Female striped horsefly (Tabanus lineola) by Thomas Shahan (From https://www.flickr.com/photos/opoterser/4915106328)

Dear Readers,  I think this was a mega-tricky quiz, so thank you to Sarah and to Fran and Bobby Freelove who all had a go! Sarah got a most respectable 5/10, but Fran and Bobby managed 8/10. so well done, and I promise to be kinder tomorrow 🙂

Photo A by Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

A) 7) Hornet Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria)

Photo B by Alvesgaspar, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

B) 8) House Fly (Musca domestica)

Photo C by By AfroBrazilian - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26873272

C) 3) Golden Horsefly (Atylotus fulvus)

Photo D by gailhampshire from Cradley, Malvern, U.K, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

D) 10) Great Pied Hoverfly (Volucella pellucens)

Photo E by James Lindsey at Ecology of Commanster, CC BY-SA 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons

E) 1) Giant Cranefly (Tipula maximus)

Photo F by Pjt56, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

F) 4) Banded General (Stratiomys potamida)

Photo G by jp hamon, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

G) 5) Dark-edged Beefly (Bombylius major)

Photo H by Rocktrotter, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

H) 2) St Mark’s Fly (Bibio marci)

Photo I by NobbiP, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

I) 9) Greenbottle  (Lucilia sericata)

Photo J by Charles J. Sharp, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

J) 6)  Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus)

Photo Credits

Photo A by Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo B by Alvesgaspar, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo C By AfroBrazilian – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26873272

Photo D by gailhampshire from Cradley, Malvern, U.K, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo E by James Lindsey at Ecology of Commanster, CC BY-SA 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo F by Pjt56, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo G by jp hamon, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo H by Rocktrotter, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo I by NobbiP, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo J by Charles J. Sharp, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

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