narcissus bulb fly
Definition of narcissus bulb fly
1 : a large yellow and black hairy syrphid fly (Merodon equestris) that resembles a small bumblebee, is native to Europe but now widespread in the U.S., and has a yellowish or whitish larva that bores in and destroys the bulbs of various plants (as narcissus, amaryllis, hyacinth) —called also greater bulb fly
2 : lesser bulb fly
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