Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
nemesis
NOTES

A large furry fly which is often found basking in the sun. Adults visit flowers. Swift fliers which can hover apparently motionless in mid air. Probably parasitizes various wasps.


AUTHORITY
(Fabricius, 1805)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The body and legs are black. The wings are black with a yellow blotch and a transparent tip
Colour: Black
Common Name
Fly
Bee fly
Habitat
NOTES: This specimen was caught on a window but they are generally found in the veld.
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Anthrax nox



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