Subject: Flying insect
Location: Benndale Mississippi
April 13, 2017 4:51 pm
I thought this was a hornet. Not sure.
Signature: Kathy cates

Bee-LIke Robber Fly

Dear Kathy,
We have identified your Bee-Like Robber Fly as
Laphria saffrana thanks to images on BugGuide, and according to BugGuide:  “considered to be a mimic of the southern yellowjacket (Vespula squamosa) queen.”

Location: Benndale, Mississippi

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