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Tachinid Fly

Archytas apicifer


Black, fuzzy-looking lower body, not sure if its a bee or a fly


Field of native prairie grasses in close proximity to woods and fresh water


Seemed to like this wildflower

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Tachinid Fly
Archytas apicifer Species Archytas apicifer - BugGuide.Net

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1 Comment

JanelleL.Streed 8 years ago

A fly that feeds on cool is that?! And here I thought only butterflies, moths, bees and wasps did that... Thank you so much for all your help identifying my mysteries, ForestDragon!! :-)))

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Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 16, 2014

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