Aleucosia sp 1

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: This fly was approximately 20 millimetres long.

Notes: Bee flies occur on every continent except Antarctica. While the adults eat nectar and pollen, almost all bee fly larvae are parasites of wasp and bee larvae.

This photograph was taken in September.

References: Identification courtesy of David Knowles. 

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