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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Volucella mexicana (Hover fly)

 

 

(Hover fly)
"The Hover fly is approximately 50% larger than a Honeybee, solid black and hairless. This fly is a pollinator."

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Diptera
Family "Syrphidae (hover flies, drone flies, flower flies)"
Genus Volucella
species mexicana

 

 

 

 

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