Narcissus Bulb Fly - Merodon

David Fenwick Snr.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 10:13:24 PDT
>>>>>>Great picture looks a bit like a bee.

Yes the Large Bulb Fly is a bee mimic, technically the fly is a type of 
hoverfly, and many hoverflies are actually beneficial to the gardener, 
eating aphids and greenfly. I've counted 26 species on the Crocosmia here.

All my hoverfly images are on the following page

Best Wishes,

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