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Unknown Bee Species Seen off Point Loma  - Mallophora fautrix

Unknown Bee Species Seen off Point Loma - Mallophora fautrix
1 mile off Point Loma , San Diego County, California, USA
August 13, 2016
Size: Approximately 1 inch
This bee was seen on a boat approximately one mile off Point Loma. I did not see it fly or witness any behaviors.

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Unknown Bee Species Seen off Point Loma  - Mallophora fautrix Unknown Bee Species Seen off Point Loma  - Mallophora fautrix

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Male - Robber Fly
This is a male Bee Killer, Mallophora fautrix. (south-western range)

 
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Thank you for the ID. I'd been looking in bee species and never would have figured it out.

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