Tag Archives: Bombyliidae

Introducing Brachys howdeni

The state flower of Massachusetts is mayflower, which no longer seems an appropriate name since it blooms in April these days (I even saw some flowers in March this year). Another name for this plant is trailing arbutus, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Wall of Bees

I just learned that this week is National Pollinator Week, which I ironically started off with a post about sneaky beetle larvae that take advantage of bees visiting flowers. ┬áSo this seems like a good time to write about the … Continue reading

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