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Bee Fly - Bombylius major - female

Bee Fly - Bombylius major - Female
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
April 28, 2007
Size: approx 10mm
The measurement is excluding proboscis. Found on leaf of Himalayan Blackberry in alley behind my house. I tried to get a shot that shows the wing markings as well as venation, but this was the best I could do.

Moved from Bee Flies.

looks like B. major.. everybo
looks like B. major.. everybody but me seems to be able to find this species

I'm sorry...
I snuck up on this one in the morning. I usually can't even get a zoom image, let alone a macro, like this one.

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