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Yellowjacket Hoverfly

Milesia virginiensis

2 Species ID Suggestions

Austin8
Austin8 7 years ago
Yellowjacket
Yellow jacket hover fly
Yellowjacket Hoverfly
Milesia virginiensis


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4 Comments

CaseyFowler
CaseyFowler 7 years ago

I guess it makes sense Austin. They just sound exactly like flies to me. There's a distinct difference in the sound of wasps and bees flying as opposed to flies. I'm weird though, always running around the woods with my camera like a crypto-zoologist looking for Bigfoot.

Austin8
Austin8 7 years ago

I always freak out when I see one

CaseyFowler
CaseyFowler 7 years ago

Thanks. There are a bunch of these around here. I always shake my head when I see people freak out thinking they are gonna get stung.

tbrett
tbrett 7 years ago

Great one for the Mimicry Mission! Some type of syrphid fly. Cool shots I will see if i can ID it for you.

CaseyFowler
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CaseyFowler

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 5, 2013

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