a flies eyes

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It is always a surprise when we look closely and find a flies eyes attached to what we thought was a bees body. Using Batesian mimicry to look like a bee when your really a fly a bee-fly mimic and yellow-jacket mmimic enjoy a sip of nectar from a late blooming sedum plant.

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It is always a surprise and reason to take a closer look at the insects in the garden.

 

6 thoughts on “a flies eyes

          1. Or lean on the iNat community. I find that no matter the species, there is a geek for it. There is sure to be someone who has a passion for flies. Find her … she’ll help. 😀

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