Genus : Systoechus
Family: Bombyliidae (Insecta/Diptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal
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.
Insect (6 legs)
- 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
- Woolly bee fly
- NOTES: Generally active in the hottest parts of the day.
- HABITAT NAME: Veld
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