Thursday, December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020

I am a Northern Plushback
I'm a type of Flower Fly
I look like a bee, but I don't sting
But predators pass me right by.

As described in the article referenced below, many butterflies and other flies mimic "...unrelated harmful species as a form of protection from predators."

Location: St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park, Fellsmere


Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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