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Hover Fly

Simosyrphus grandicornis

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jakewade97
jakewade97 9 years ago
Hover Fly
Simosyrphus grandicornis Simosyrphus grandicornis


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naturalist
naturalist 9 years ago

It looks like it's some kind of hover fly (syrphid fly, flower fly, Syrphidae). Here is a link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrphid_fly...

Kymberlee Ricke
Kymberlee Ricke 9 years ago

I think it's some kind of mimetic fly. It has stripes and coloring like a bee (hence the 'mimetic'), but it has short antennae, which means it's a fly.

Itararé, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 5, 2012
Submitted on Apr 5, 2012

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