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Bee or Fly?? also a little spider

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by mrtac2man, May 25, 2007.

  1. mrtac2man


    Jun 3, 2005
    not sure if this is a bee or a fly.. acts more like a fly then a bee??

    sry for the noise. ths is a very heavy crop


    and the little spider

  2. Hi Tim!
    Definitely a fly... And the spider is a jumper.
  3. Oddly enough, the fly is a Hover Fly (Merodon equestris - Narcissus bulb fly), although it looks very unlike most other (typical) hover flies.
    In Europe we have several species that look extremely like bees (or bumble bees), mostly of the genus Volucella.

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