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fly pretending to be a bee...several of these guys were congregating around my little frog pond...I hadn't seen them before and wondered why...then I found a vole dead and floating beneath a leaf... after I removed it the flies disappeared...not before a young leopard frog made dinner of one.

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Hover Flies - Photo (c) Thomas Bresson, some rights reserved (CC BY)
loarie's ID: Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
Posted by loarie almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Helophilus - Photo (c) Laurence Livermore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
elinpierce's ID: Genus Helophilus, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
Posted by elinpierce almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Helophilus - Photo (c) Laurence Livermore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jawinget's ID: Genus Helophilus, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
Posted by jawinget almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Helophilus - Photo (c) Laurence Livermore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jawinget's ID: Genus Helophilus, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
Helophilus - Photo (c) Laurence Livermore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Genus Helophilus, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
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Hover Flies - Photo (c) Thomas Bresson, some rights reserved (CC BY)
loarie's ID: Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
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