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Bee Fly - Paravilla separata

Bee Fly - Paravilla separata
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
September 10, 2005

Moved from Chrysanthrax.

This is Paravilla separata, the only north-eastern species in the genus. The black-banded abdomen distinguishes it from Chrysanthrax cypris.

thanks for the species id!

Thanks for the help with the id.

Duller than most, but the half-dark wing is pretty distinctive.

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