Anastoechus - Bee Fly

  • Bee flies of the genus Anastoechus are parasites of grasshopper egg pods.
  • Most species of the genus Anastoechus are confined to the western Unites States, although one species, Anastoechus barbatus, ranges throughout the U.S.
  • Adult Anastoechus are common visitors to plants in the aster family.
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Anastoechus
Taxonomic Name: 
Anastoechus
Common Name: 
Bee Fly