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Photo#472115
Hairless Bee Fly (Bombylidae) - Neacreotrichus - female

Hairless Bee Fly (Bombylidae) - Neacreotrichus - Female
Blythe, 10 mi NW, Riverside County, California, USA
April 20, 2010
Size: small
This small fly was sitting on the brim of my hat. Notice relative size compared to the stitching and weave of the canvas background.

Moved
Moved from Phthiriinae.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

 
Moved from
Thanks everyone for your help in confirming the identification of this bee fly! Cheers, Jim

By the wing venation, I would
By the wing venation, I would say a snipe fly, family Rhagionidae

 
Wing venation rather diffuse
This looks very similar to a tiny bee fly I submitted on BugGuide, #277838, Neacreotrichus diversus.

 
Wing venation
Thanks to everyone for help on identifying this bee fly! Cheers, Jim

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