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08.10.2022 Our friend the Robber Fly

They seem to be mean little guys.  They eat other insects including flies.  But, aside from being part of the balance Nature supports, they also keep pests under control. Robber Fly-Efferia aestuans male with Striped Deer Fly-Chrysops vittatus. The image … Continue reading

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