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Drone Fly Bee Mimic

Eristalinus Taeniops

Description:

This is a second series I have done with this stocky bee mimic drone fly. It is a medium sized fly and though buzzes aggressively when caught it is harmless. it captivating eyes are a pleasure to photograph with their black barred lines. It is a common visitor to flat white or yellow headed flows where it assists in pollination.

Habitat:

Common and widespread in Africa and Asia where it visits gardens with before mentioned flowers and the surrounding diverse landscape

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Michael Strydom
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Michael Strydom

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Oct 30, 2016
Submitted on Oct 30, 2016

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