Bee Fly

Bug Bits Name:  Bee Fly Family:  Bombyliidae Native to:  The Bombyliidae Family of insects are found throughout much of the world. Little is known about them due to lack of research. They are flower pollinators. Date Seen:  June 2019 Location:  North of Calgary, Alberta Notes:  Bee Flies have two membrane-like wings, often with interesting patterns … Continue reading Bee Fly

Crane Fly

Bug Bits Name: Crane Fly Family: Tipulidae Native to: Crane Flies are found throughout the world, though individual species may have a limited range. Date Seen: July 2016 Location: North of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Notes: A Crane Fly has a pair of membranous wings, large compound eyes, and very long legs. Many types of Crane … Continue reading Crane Fly