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    • Xenox tigrinus
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    • Tiger Bee Fly

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What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

tangledbranches

Date

July 7, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I see them often around the house. Recently learned that they prey on Carpenter Bee larvae, which we have in abundance.

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Square

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

zea14

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Tiger Bee Fly flying around my front porch lights just before a thunderstorm. 10pm

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What

tiger bee fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

wildaroundus

Date

July 21, 2014

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Square

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

s81p

Date

July 17, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

Description

This tiger bee fly was observed interacting with a second of the same species, as well as resting on a wooden table repeatedly over the period of about 15 minutes.

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What

tiger bee fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

karenstonemiller

Date

July 13, 2014

Place

Walkersville, Maryland (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

calopteryx

Date

September 4, 2012 05:18 PM EDT

Description

Xenox tigrinus (Diptera: Orthorrhapha: Asiloidea: Bombyliidae: Anthracinae: Anthracini). Burke, Fairfax County, VA 04 September 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

justjohn

Date

July 1, 2013

Description

I believe this is the species.

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What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

anita363

Date

August 11, 2013 05:43 PM EDT

Description

18 mm body length. Phragmites meadow.

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What

Tiger Bee Fly (Xenox tigrinus) Xenox tigrinus

Observer

botanygirl

Date

July 20, 2013 11:12 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

joannerusso

Date

August 23, 2013

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Observer

johnnycanuck

Date

August 18, 2013

Description

A BIG fly, maybe 3/4 inch wide. Seen sitting on lamppost just inside entrance to Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, MI.

Checked Bugguide.net and the wing, abdominal and thoracic patterns look to fit Xenox tigrinus.

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Square

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

August 17, 2013 10:27 AM EDT
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