Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Systoechus
Family: Bombyliidae (Insecta/Diptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sp. 61
NOTES

A small, stout fly with a very hairy head and body. The probosis is long and the legs are slender. The larvae are parasitic or predaceous on other insects but the adults feed on nectar and are important pollinators.


AUTHORITY
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The brownish body is covered with chalky white hairs
Colour: White
Notes: The body in brown and the wings are smokey brown
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Fly
Woolly bee fly
Habitat
NOTES: Generally active in the hottest parts of the day.
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year



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