Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA March 10, 2008 Size: approximately 1"
I've tentatively identified this robber fly as Laphria sp. I separated it from Mallophora based on the antennae. Can anyone confirm this id or get it to species?
Sorry for the image quality -- it's the first time I saw a bee mimic robber fly and took the photo despite being about 6' away from the fly (which was in a tree growing in the water and on a branch a bit higher than my head).
Contributed by Donna Brunet on 21 March, 2008 - 11:02am Last updated 26 September, 2008 - 4:59pm
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