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Robber Fly


Yellow bee type bug that preys on other bees and insects. It has brown wings and black eyes.

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Bee Killer
Mallophora fautrix Species Mallophora fautrix - BugGuide.Net

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TKBotting 9 years ago

I have to say that it looks like ForestDragon is right -- Mallophora fautrix is a better match!

ForestDragon 11 years ago

This species of Robber Fly doesn't seem to have common name. Wonderful photo!

JoZee 11 years ago

Thank you very much. I did look at photos of this Robber Fly but didn't find one exactly like this one.

bee.jacbs 11 years ago

I agree with TK. It definitely looks like a Rober Fly.

Aaron_G 11 years ago

That's pretty outstanding photography! :-)

TKBotting 11 years ago

That's a robber fly, but I don't know what kind of robber fly.

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ABQ, New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

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