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Tiger bee fly

Xenox tigrinus


The larvae of this fly parasitize carpenter bees. See:


At a wildlife sanctuary but not one of the animals in care. :>)


This is my 1500th spotting on Project Noah. I would have never imagined that it would be an insect, let alone a fly, when I began as birds and mammals were what I liked most. PNoah has given me a real appreciation for all wildlife, however, including insects - and it is thanks to the wonderful photos shared by all the PNoah members. Thank you!

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Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Thanks, Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Super shot. Incredible fly. Such strong wing patterns. Congratulations Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Thank you so much for your nice comments and kind words, Fyn, Arlanda, Satyen, Jemma, Antonio, Karen, Kranti and Carol!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago


Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 8 years ago

very nice ! congrats for 1500th its amazing !!

KarenSaxton 8 years ago

very nice

Maria my friend,very nice achievement and very nice spotting ,well done,great work,congrats and thanks for sharing

Hema 8 years ago

congrats on 1500!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely one Maria! Congrats on the 1500 :-)

arlanda 8 years ago

Congratulations Maria!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Awesome sighting! Congratulations on 1,500!

Maria dB
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Maria dB

Pittsboro, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2013
Submitted on Jul 25, 2013

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