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Bee Fly

Paravilla sp.

Description:

This fly has distinctive coloring and veination on its wings. It is on a Wild Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia.

Habitat:

Riparian meadow.

Notes:

The Bombyliidae are a family of flies. Their common name is bee flies. Adults generally feed on nectar and pollen, some being important pollinators. Larvae generally are parasitoids of other insects.

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gatorfellows

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 6, 2012
Submitted on Jun 12, 2012

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