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What is this thing?
September 5, 2009
This landed on my hand today. I don’t know if it is a mosquito, a bee or a fly.
White Wolf Spirits
Houston, TX area

Bee Fly

Bee Fly

Dear White Wolf Spirits,
Your confusion is quite understandable.  This is a Bee Fly, a fly that resembles a bee.  It is a pollinating insect, and it may have been attracted to that glinting rock on your finger.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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