Is this insect a moth?

Asked July 16, 2019, 2:31 PM EDT

I have seen these around my yard a lot, these two seem to be making more.. Can you help me ID it ? Thanks

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1 Response

This is actually a type of fly called a Tiger Bee Fly.
They are good guys and are a parasite to Carpenter Bees.


Christine