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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

September 3, 2012
1:52 PM

Post #9263571

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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sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

September 3, 2012
4:36 PM

Post #9263746

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

September 4, 2012
3:54 AM

Post #9264245

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

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

September 4, 2012
5:15 AM

Post #9264281

Thanks flap.

trackinsand

trackinsand
mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 4, 2012
6:56 PM

Post #9265105

yikes, sweaty flesh...

kwanjin

kwanjin
West Valley City, UT
(Zone 7a)

September 4, 2012
10:04 PM

Post #9265359

Or Fleshy Sweat?

trackinsand

trackinsand
mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

September 5, 2012
5:47 AM

Post #9265534

either way...icky.

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