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Syrphid fly

Varies (there are approx. 6,000 species of hoverflies)

Description:

Small fly about 1/2 inch or less in length. This particular species mimics a yellow jacket. It has one pair of clear wings. This one was brown with yellow bands on the abdomen.

Habitat:

Hoverflies can be found throughout the world expect in Antarctica. They are found in and around flowering plants.

Notes:

This guy was found on our playground. There are not too many flowering plants on the playground, but we do have a garden nearby. So cool that it stayed long enough for us to get a picture.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.42, Long: -98.46

Spotted on Nov 18, 2018
Submitted on Nov 18, 2018

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