Subject: What is this bug
Location: hyderabad [India]
March 13, 2014 1:43 am
looks like a bee but not sure… Thus this question
This is one of the Flower Flies or Hover Flies in the family Syrphidae, and many members of the family mimic bees and wasps. Syrphid Flies are perfectly harmless, but they gain protection through mimicry of stinging insects.