Syrphus fly

syrphid fly

any of numerous beelike or wasplike flies of the family Syrphidae that feed on the nectar and pollen of flowers and have larvae that feed on decaying vegetation or prey on aphids.
Also, syrphus fly [sur-fuhs] .
Also called flower fly. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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