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NATURE & GASTRONOMY

  

 

 

  bee-fly

 

Thailand

An overall blackish bee-fly, resting with its wings at the swept back angle, typical with many bee-flies, and with the latter part of the wings transparent. It also has some white colouring on the posterior  part of its abdomen.

 

This rather small fly of the genus Hemipenthes is likely Hemipenthes referens, a species endemic to the Orient, that occurs from Pakistan and India to Myanmar, and in parts of Thailand. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

 

  bee-fly