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Bombylius major ~ Greater Bee Fly

Greater Bee Fly ~ http://www.flickr.com/photos/qwertyqwertyqwerty/

he Greater Bee Fly (Bombylius major) is a species of fly found in Britain. This common species is often mistaken for a bumblebee, hence it's name. Despite it's similar looks, the Bee flies are completly harmless. This species flies in Spring. They have a long probuscus which is used only for getting nectar from large flowers.

Greater Bee Fly TL

When the Greater Bee Fly is active

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