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Ligyra bee fly, Ligyra tantalus, family Bombyliidae  Geotagged,Indonesia,Ligyra tantalus,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Ligyra bee fly, Ligyra tantalus, family Bombyliidae

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  1. Great shot! Posted one month ago

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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 Oct 21, 2021. Captured Oct 14, 2021 13:26 in 4QM6+V9 Sundawenang, Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • f/6.3
  • 1/664s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm