Eristalis pertinax
Dorchester Road 2004
Sun Fly Heliophilus pendulas
Volucella pellucens
Cheilosia illustrata
These tiny cocoons are on a variety of plantlife at Peacock Lodge and looked like seed pods at first glance, especially as they were on top of their anchorage.  Each had a green grub inside probably Hoverfly larvae
all Frampton Park
May-June 2008
Melangyna cincta
Parasyrphus punculatus
Scaeva pyrastri or Eupiodes luniger
Sheridan Close 27/6/08 & 1/7/08
Eristalis pertinax
Dorchester Road 28/6/08
Village Hall 28/6/08
Sheridan Close 1/7/08
Frampton Natural History Pages
small creatures page 3
all photographs DS
identifications gratefully received
Frampton index
Natural History index
small creatures Page 1
Crickets & Grasshoppers
Bees & Wasps
small creatures page 2
Cocoons, Snails, Mayflies
small creatures page 4

The background photo is from a pony paddock at Frampton House May 2008
Marmalade Fly Episyrphus balteatus
Myothropa florea? (M) Sheridan Close 3/7/08
Sphaerophoria scripta (F)
Sheridan Close 3/7/08
a distinct yellow band round edges of abdomen
very fast flight and very brief visits to flowers
Village Hall 26/6/08
Metlands 3/7/08
Meliscaeva auricollis Metlands 3/7/08
Melastoma scalare
Sheridan Close 3/7/08
Dasysyrphus tricintum
Sheridan Close
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