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What kind of bee is this? #724575

Asked September 16, 2020, 7:33 PM EDT

Just noticing these on my plants in the last couple of weeks. Would you please tell me what they are? Thanks so much! Barbara Couch barbs63chevy@gmail.com

Jackson County Oregon

Expert Response

The insect is a fly.  Perhaps in the family Tachinidae, a group of large bristly flies.
Jean R. Natter Replied September 16, 2020, 9:16 PM EDT

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