Monday, May 25, 2015
Hover Fly (Allograpta)
It is, I believe, a Hover Fly and not a bee or a wasp. Hover Flies take on the appearance of bees and wasp to avoid predation. They are beneficial in two ways: as pollinators and they eat aphids (which damage other flowers and crops).
Hover Fly (Allograpta) by Jeff Carter on 500px
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