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Satellite Fly

Leucophora sp.


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.


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

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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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