Bombylius major (Large bee fly)

Alliara petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Last update: 20 April 2022


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2022-IV-162020-IV-11


The Large bee fly (Bombylius major) [1] visits the garden early in the season and can be found foraging most early bloomers for nectar, among them Garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata).

Large bee fly (Bombylius major), imago on Garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata)
Large bee fly (Bombylius major) on Garlic mustard (Alliara petiolata)

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