What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Thick-headed fly
July 25, 2009
Here is a photo I took today. Went to Buguide. It was identified as a conopidae, species unknown. Posably physoconops, or physocephala.
Terry Sincheff
Mound, MN

Thick Headed Fly

Thick Headed Fly

Dear Terry,
Thanks so much for sending us your photo of a Thick Headed Fly.  WE are linking to the BugGuide information page that states:  “The adults are usually found on flowers.  Food  Larvae are endoparasites, chiefly of adult bumblebees and wasps. Adults take nectar.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Minnesota

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