Large Bee Fly
Bombylius

1/2 to 3/4 inch

Bee Fly
Large Bee Fly pollinating flowers on Antelope Island in late Summer.  The larvae
 of these insects feed on solitary bee larvae.  They hover and can fly very fast.  If
you want to see thousands of them, visit the eastern side of Antelope Island
 during August. © Carol Davis, 9-11-05

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