Bee fly

Bee fly

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Caption: Bee fly (Bombylius major) on tree bark. This bee mimic feeds on flower nectar using its long proboscis. The larvae of this species feed on the larvae of solitary bees and wasps in their underground nests. Photographed in the UK.

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