I saw in my yard, a year or so ago, the strangest insect. It had the body of a bumblebee, quad wings, and huge feathery antenna like that of a moth. I only saw it once... and it's never returned as far as I know. It was thinner and smaller than the big fat furry bumble bees I usually observe in our gardens. It didn't seem aggressive or easily threatened either.
Is this some kind of freak of nature, or is it an actual type of bumble bee found in North America? I live in Richmond Virginia.
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