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Photo#382605
ID please - Apolysis

ID please - Apolysis
Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA
April 6, 2010
Size: 1 cm
These two different ones were vying for the same flower and didn't seem to mind each other.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I'm wondering
if the one on the left might be a Bee Fly... maybe something in/near Apolysis?



I could be way off, but it's a possibility to consider until the experts check in.

 
Ken's nailed it
Other critter is a bee and Dr. Ascher will likely comment. (Bee flies and native bees do seem to play well together, as opposed to those honey bees who insist on exclusive floral rights.)

 
the bee is an Andrena
male

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