This strikingly handsome, black and yellow creature doesn’t live in my neck of the woods – for some reason it seems keen on our western areas, including Scotland – but it’s a fine excuse to travel to the New Forest, where it does fly. Our subjects were in France, though.
- Black and yellow striped thorax
- Black and yellow abdomen – yellow rings, alternately thick and thin, on a black ground
- Green eyes
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