Photonaturalist Steven Scott, based in Punta Gorda, Florida and Harrington, Maine. Landscapes, macro, flora & fauna in the country, suburbs and city. Lots of interesting links about the world of nature.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Sinuos Bee Fly (Hemipenthes sinuos)
The Sinuos Bee Fly (Hemipenthes sinuosa) is a member of the Bombiliidae family, whose members prey on solitary bees. The Bee Fly lays it's eggs in the nesting tunnels of solitary bees, and then it's larvae prey on the bee larvae. They do not prey on Honey Bees.