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Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

Suddenly today my garlic chives are loaded with some species of fly. In addition, a much smaller bee(?)like insect is present in fewer numbers. Last photo shows both for size comparison.

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Anne Arundel,, MD(Zone 7b)

Garlic chives are so attractive to wasps and other pollen eaters. I can't go beynd "a fly and a wasp" though

Minot, ND

Fly could be a flesh fly (Sarcophagidae) and the bee might be a halictid (sweat bee).

Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

Thanks flap.

mid central, FL(Zone 9a)

yikes, sweaty flesh........

(Zone 7a)

Or Fleshy Sweat?

mid central, FL(Zone 9a)

either way.....icky.

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