Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus DeGeer, 1776   
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Bombyliidae   >   Genus Xenox   

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This conspicuous, distinctive fly is a parasitoid of Eastern Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica) as a larva, and adults can usually be found commonly near weathered wood where carpenter bees are breeding.

There are 60 records in the project database.

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A Tiger Bee Fly in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/1/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/7/2018). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Kent Co., Maryland (7/27/2015). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/22/2015). Verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Elkridge, Maryland (7/14/2011). Photo by Don Haskins. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly at New Germany SP, Garrett Co., Maryland (9/1/2013). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/30/2013). Photo by Benjamin DeHaven. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly found by students at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/28/2014). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/11/2016). Verified by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/17/2014). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/27/2013). Photo by Max Wilson. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in northern Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/28/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Harford Co., Maryland (7/27/2014). Photo by Joshua Jones. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/12/2016). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Baltimore City, Maryland (9/10/2008). Determined by Neal Evenhuis. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/27/2015). Photo by P. Merz. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/20/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in flight in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/8/2014). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Tiger Bee Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/7/2014). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

Tiger Bee Fly in Charles Co., Maryland (7/14/2017). Photo by William Wise. (MBP list)


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