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possible Eristalis stipator (stipator) or mallota posticata - Xylocopa tabaniformis - male

possible Eristalis stipator (stipator) or mallota posticata - Xylocopa tabaniformis - Male
Montell, Uvalde County, Texas, USA
March 8, 2017
smaller than American bumblebee but larger than a honeybee, buzzed loudly while visiting flowers. The plant is a salvia greggii and seemed particularly attractive to this insect.

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Moved from Eristalis stipator.

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