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Bee fly

Observed: 23rd April 2009 By: squirrelsquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebratessquirrel’s reputation in Invertebrates
Bee fly
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This is a nice picture. Did

This is a nice picture. Did you know that the larvae of this fly are parasites in the nests of solitary bees? I have watched Bombylius buzzing around holes made by bees in flowerbeds in my garden.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)