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Helophilus pendulus is a hover fly but it also has a common name the “Sun Fly” it has black and yellow longitudinal stripes on the upper surface of its thorax. Sometimes it is also called the footballer fly. This is due the pattern of yellow, black on the insects abdomen.

It has a wing-length of 8.5–11.25 mm (0.33–0.44 in). .

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