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Band-eyed Drone Fly

Eristalinus taeniops

Description:

Yellow and black bee-mimicking fly with striped eyes.

Habitat:

Resting on a Lemon leaf in the backyard. Introduced to California. This fly has a broad range around the world.


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7 Comments

Thank you ceherzog and Adarsha! I'm glad you like his eyes as much as I do. They're mesmerizing ;)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Awesome shots..You are really an expert on capturing photos of face :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 5 years ago

Those eyes are fantastic...excellent shots!

Thank you Gilma, Christiane and Bernadette! This is my favorite Hoverfly and they're usually patient with photographs :)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 5 years ago

Fantastic series!

Christiane
Christiane 5 years ago

WOW... LOVE THE MACRO...

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Oct 31, 2013
Submitted on Oct 31, 2013

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