Bee Fly   (two photos)
Exoprosopa fascipennis

Exoprosopa fascipennis
While walking around looking at spiders on Antelope island, I noticed this beautiful bee fly
landing at my feet and then flying off again just a few feet away. I figured this might be my
to get a photo - and I did. In fact, I got two good ones. © Carol Davis 7-12-2017

orange bee fly with spotted wings
Bee flies are bee "wannabes" and come in all kinds of colors and patterns. Most often, they are
mistaken for bees but once you have a few of them ID'd by Bugguide, you become better at
telling the difference. This was a new species for me.  © Carol Davis 7-12-2017

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