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Ligyra bee fly (Ligyra tantalus), Bombyliidae

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Ligyra tantalus is a species of insect in the Bombyliidae family, commonly known as bee flies. It has an orange and brown thorax and a black abdomen with a white ring and four spots on it, although the rearmost two spots can be joined together in some specimens. The wings are purplish-black and swept back from the body when at rest.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Sep 14, 2020. Captured Sep 12, 2020 08:00 in Jl. Palasari, Sundawenang, Kec. Parung Kuda, Sukabumi Regency, Jawa Barat 43357, Indonesia.
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • f/1.8
  • 1/121s
  • ISO32
  • 4.25mm