Pygmy Bee Fly Bombylius pygmaeus Fabricius, 1781    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Bombyliidae   >   Genus Bombylius   

Status:

Widespread in the Eastern U.S. in spring.

Description:

Thorax is dark, outlined in light yellow or off white. Note distinctly spotted wings rather than banded or blotchy pattern.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Pygmy Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/21/2013). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Pygmy Bee Fly in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/11/2021). Verified by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

A Pygmy Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/19/2012). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)


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