Syrphid Fly

syrphid fly (flower fly)Syrphid FlyJunior level indicator

Scientific name: many species
(Diptera: Syrphidae)

Facts: Syrphid flies are sometimes called flower flies. They are normally brightly colored in yellows and blacks. Many people mistake these for bees. Larvae of syrphid flies occur in a variety of habitats. Many of them feed on aphids, some occur in sewage and others in decaying wood. syrphid fly (flower fly)

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