Bee on a Forget-Me-Not...how appropriate! #Bienen www.apidaecandles.de
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bee  | Call A1 Bee Specialists in Bloomfield Hills, MI today at (248) 467-4849 to schedule an appointment if you've got a stinging insect problem around your house or place of business! You can also visit www.a1beespecialists.com!

bee | Call A1 Bee Specialists in Bloomfield Hills, MI today at (248) 467-4849 to schedule an appointment if you've got a stinging insect problem around your house or place of business! You can also visit www.a1beespecialists.com!

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Syrphidae (Hoverflies). Field book of insects, New York,G.P. Putnam's sons,1918.

Syrphidae (Hoverflies). Field book of insects, New York,G.P. Putnam's sons,1918.

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Hoverfly - 'good guy' in gardens and are especially common where aphids are present. That’s because the female hover fly lays her eggs near aphid colonies, the eggs hatch in two or three days, and the hover fly larvae immediately begin feeding on the aphids as they hatch.

Hoverfly - 'good guy' in gardens and are especially common where aphids are present. That’s because the female hover fly lays her eggs near aphid colonies, the eggs hatch in two or three days, and the hover fly larvae immediately begin feeding on the aphids as they hatch.

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Hoverfly   #insect  #beautiful  #bokeh   #animal  #photoart  #summer  #wanderlust  #petals   #plant  #perspective  #purple  #Exposure  #pollen  #contrast  #Photography  #Nature  #hoverfly  #wildlife   #color  #Light  #composition   #interesting  #Photographer  #flora   #Macro  #closeup  #upclose   #Flower  #fauna  #delicate

Hoverfly #insect #beautiful #bokeh #animal #photoart #summer #wanderlust #petals #plant #perspective #purple #Exposure #pollen #contrast #Photography #Nature #hoverfly #wildlife #color #Light #composition #interesting #Photographer #flora #Macro #closeup #upclose #Flower #fauna #delicate

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Three Dogs in a Garden: Five Garden Bugs You Need to get to Know:  #Hover #Fly : The same yellow and black colour provides an advantage to several other insects. It’s difficult to tell the difference between a hover fly (Syrphidae) and a wasp. Up close, you can see that hoverflies, like all flies (Diptera), only have one pair of wings. All other winged insects have two pairs. The coloring mimics that of a wasp which helps guard against predators. Despite this warning, hover flies do not…

Three Dogs in a Garden: Five Garden Bugs You Need to get to Know: #Hover #Fly : The same yellow and black colour provides an advantage to several other insects. It’s difficult to tell the difference between a hover fly (Syrphidae) and a wasp. Up close, you can see that hoverflies, like all flies (Diptera), only have one pair of wings. All other winged insects have two pairs. The coloring mimics that of a wasp which helps guard against predators. Despite this warning, hover flies do not…

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So what is mimicry and why is it important in the natural world? Mimicry is the imitation of one species by another, with the most well known purpose being to avoid being eaten. Most people will have encountered hoverflies, and may in the first instance have mistaken them for a wasp or a bee; from an evolutionary perspective, predators such as birds have also learnt to associate these warning (aposematic) colours with a stinging or poisonous prey, and so the Hoverfly gets to fly another day.

So what is mimicry and why is it important in the natural world? Mimicry is the imitation of one species by another, with the most well known purpose being to avoid being eaten. Most people will have encountered hoverflies, and may in the first instance have mistaken them for a wasp or a bee; from an evolutionary perspective, predators such as birds have also learnt to associate these warning (aposematic) colours with a stinging or poisonous prey, and so the Hoverfly gets to fly another day.

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stock vector : Fantasy ethnic seamless pattern. Hand drawn. Artistic. By hoverfly
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