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Flower Loving Fly?

Description:

This fairly large fly (3 cm) was fanning a large egg mass periodically with its wings producing a loud buzzing noise.

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3 Comments

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 7 years ago

I know, weird combo... I think its a bee fly but I'm not to confident about that either.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Maybe a Stratiomyidae? They often have hairy abdomens, patterned wings, long antennae.....the wing venation is fuzzy, but could be Stratiomyid.

injica
injica 7 years ago

wow, what an alien ;) cause of its hair to me it looks like bee fly, Bombyliidae

JC_Forester
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JC_Forester

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2013
Submitted on Jun 26, 2013

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