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'giant bee fly'

Philoliche longirostris


This bee is bigger than a Carpenter bee, and its proboscis is one and a half times bigger than its size. This is a huge bee fly (Bombyliidae). Spotted in a pine forest. It produces a low tenor humming sound.

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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Jul 31, 2016
Submitted on Aug 3, 2016

Spotted for Mission

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