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Myopa vicaria

Observed: 21st March 2011 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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myopa testacea
Description:

Several of these Thick-headed flies on Sallow blossom recently. Parasitic upon various mining bees and bumble bees, which the adults land on in flight and lay the eggs on.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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vicaria

Specimen confirmed by David Clements.

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