Subject: Unknown bee
Geographic location of the bug: Las Vegas NEvada
Time: 08:29 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Could you please help me identify this bee?
How you want your letter signed: Sincerely, Dr. Merkler
Dear Dr. Merkler,
This is not a Bee, but rather a predatory Robber Fly known as a Bee Killer, Mallophora fautrix.
I think in the back recesses if my mind, I knew this (once upon a time!). Thank you so much!!
We are so happy we were able to refresh your memory.