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Bee-like Robber Fly

Laphria macquarti


A Robbery Fly that is a Bumblebee mimic. Has fuzzy white to yellow markings simulating a bumblebee but identified easily by the shape of the head.

1 species ID suggestions

Bee-like Robber Fly
Laphria macquarti Bee-like Robber Fly


You're very welcome. Nice spotting! I like these flies :)

LoisStacey 5 years ago

Thanks Cindy!

Hi Lois, the species was spelled wrong so I suggested the correct spelling along with the common name and a reference link to your BugGuide submission for this spotting.

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.47, Long: -81.97

Spotted on May 25, 2008
Submitted on Sep 18, 2012

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