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Bee Hawk - Mallophora orcina

Bee Hawk - Mallophora orcina
Deerland, Okaloosa County, Florida, USA
July 3, 2014
Size: 1 1/4"
Looks like bumble bee but swoops down and grabs bees going into the hive and carries them away...

Moved from Robber Flies.


Moved from ID Request.

I'd say it's genus Laphria
Your photo is very small, hard to see more than the general habitus.

how about Mallophora?

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