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Mystery Bee  and other insect - Who is this and what is it doing?  - Laphria unicolor

Mystery Bee and other insect - Who is this and what is it doing? - Laphria unicolor
Seattle - Carkeek Park Orchard, King County, Washington, USA
July 7, 2015

Moved
Moved from Frass.

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

prey is a Cerambycid beetle
somewhat related to this one:

 
prey: Lepturobosca chrysocoma

 
Thank you!
It certainly does look like it. We appreciate your reaching out!

Robber Fly eating prey
I suspect the Robber Fly is Laphria. I can't quite tell about the prey.

 
Thank You!
Thanks for that confirmation. It looked fly like at first look so we should have gone with that. But it is a good mimic! If anyone else can sort out the other insect we would be really happy.

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