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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).

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