Mating Bumblebee Mimic Robber Flies (possibly Laphria flavicollis). The female is on the left and the male is on the right. The pair was seen to fly away while still attached to each other.

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Dallas
Date May 6, 2012
Time of Day Noon
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Mating
Gender Mixed
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Robber Fly