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Leaf-cutter bee

Observed: 25th July 2012 By: allison_reid99allison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebratesallison_reid99’s reputation in Invertebrates
Unknown fly???? id needed
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Description:

The entire underside of the abdomen looked like a bright yellow powder puff/was covered with pollen?
The insect displayed the underside by lifting the abdomen into the air as it fed (as per 2nd photo).

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Thanks for ID

I knew they were around because of my roses, but have never seen one before.

Allison