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Species Systropus macer

Bee Fly - Systropus macer mystery fly - Systropus macer Ammophila Mimic - Systropus macer Bee Flies Bombyliidae Systropus macer Pair - Systropus macer - male - female Bee Flies Bombyliidae Systropus macer Pair - Systropus macer - male - female Fly with skinny abdomen? - Systropus macer   - Systropus macer Conopidae? - Systropus macer
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae (Bee Flies)
Subfamily Toxophorinae
Tribe Systropodini
Genus Systropus
Species macer (Systropus macer)
Season
August & September
Food
Adults sip flower nectar, with a preference for goldenrod.
Life Cycle
Larvae are parasites of slug caterpillars.