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Q.What Is This Bug?

Zone 91320 | Evelieb added on August 26, 2020 | Answered

Found lots of these flies in my stephanotis blooms. What are they, are they detrimental to the plant?

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Answered on August 27, 2020

This is one of many species of Hoverfly or Flowerfly. This is a beneficial plant pollinator and will not harm your plants.

Here is an article that will help you explain their role in the garden:


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