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.

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