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Satellite Fly

Leucophora sp.

Description:

Tiny brown bodied and hairy satellite fly of the genus Leucophora (family Anthomyiidae) on Anemone pavonina flower. Most of the Leucophora species are kleptoparasites of bees and wasps: they follow the bees or wasps back to their nests where they lay their eggs.

Habitat:

Spotted on a peackock anemone in a rocky meadow of Seih-Sou (suburban forest of Thessaloniki, Greece).


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KostasZontanos
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KostasZontanos

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Lat: 40.64, Long: 23.01

Spotted on Apr 3, 2016
Submitted on Apr 8, 2016

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