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Tiger Bee Fly

Xenox tigrinus

Description:

Found outside my window hanging on an old flower of Monarda 'Jacob Kline' in my garden. 19 mm - A large Bee Fly with a distinctively marked wings and large, wrap-around eyes. Larva is a parasitoid of Xylocopa (Carpenter Bees) .

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SharonW446
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SharonW446

Springfield, Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2007
Submitted on Oct 23, 2011

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