Yellow Dung Fly from South Africa

Subject:  Bug identification Geographic location of the bug:  Klipheuwel, Cape Town, South Africa Date: 10/01/2018 Time: 06:52 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I photographed this insect at a wetland in Klipheuwel, near Cape Town.  It is an agricultural area. Farming practices include wheat, oats and live stock farming (cattle and sheep). How you … Read more

Golden Dung Flies

Subject: Fuzzy wasps? Location: Brunswick, NY (outside Albany) April 24, 2017 7:23 am Found these on goat poop in the pasture this morning. Upstate New York, end of April. It’s been reliably warm for a couple of weeks now. Signature: Deb at Whimsey Acres Farm Dear Deb at Whimsey Acres Farm, These are NOT wasps.  … Read more