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General Description6-8 mm long, 20-25 mm wingspan. Faded brown tint to anterior of wing, and distinctive outlined blotches throughout. Hair with blonde tint. Characteristics shared with other Bombylius species include a slender first antennal segment, long scattered bristly hairs, holoptic males, conspicuously bristled hind femora, and a distinct intercalary vein (Hull 1973).