Disguised as a bee
A hover fly mimicking a bee is an evolutionary advantage, as predators think they have a sting!
Hoverfly - Eristalis arbustorum
From Wikipedia…” Eristalis arbustorum is a European species of hoverfly. The size of the coloured patches on the abdomen varies with larval rearing temperature, as does wing length. They are attracted to the flowers of cow parsley, common hogweed, creeping thistle, knapweed and common yarrow.”
From the Friends of the earth website…
“Differences between hoverflies and bees
1 pair of wings (Bees have 2 – difficult to spot when folded)