Tag: syrphidae

Not A Bee: FAIL

See, this is why knowing your bees from bee mimics is important– You don’t want to have a snarky entomologist like me point out that your website about bees is prominently featuring….a syrphid FLY. Not […]

Things that aren’t bees (#1)

I get a lot of “what is that?!” questions, and I thought it would be fun to have a series of things that look like bees and wasps, but are not bees or wasps. There […]

No power until Thursday

So, posts will be pretty sparse until then. We were lucky, and all trees missed the house. Lots of our neighbor’s fields, though, are a total wash. On the other hand, we really needed the […]