[Syrphidae] Winter of hoverflies

Chris Thompson xelaalex at cox.net
Sat Feb 18 14:27:10 GMT 2012


I hear that Europe is having real cold winter this year.

Fortunately we are being blessed. No snow, a couple of hard frosts, but that is all.

Yesterday it got up into the 50 degrees (F) and the first dandelions were in flower. And yes, Eristalis tenax was coming to them.

from northern Virginia


Chris Thompson
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