This site provides information on the 180 species of hoverfly (syrphids) that occur in Ireland. Learn about the different species, how to identify them, and how to use Syrph the Net (StN) as tool for biodiversity management. Thanks to Dr Martin Speight who has assisted with the development of the site.

  Sphaerophoria philanthus male_Steven Falk  Brachypalpoides lentus male_Steven Falk