What kind of insect is this?

I live in Alaska. Is this a type of bee?

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  • 8 months ago

    L.N. is correct, as usual.

    Source(s): Entomologist
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  • 8 months ago

    It's a wasp. It might be a paper wasp, but I am not sure. It is NOT a bee. 

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  • audrey
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Sorry, I'm not sure. It is a type of wasp though. Just wanted to say that's a great picture!

    • 8 months agoReport

      No it’s not. It’s not even a bee. It’s a hover fly.

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  • JASON
    Lv 5
    8 months ago

    It's a hover fly.

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  • 8 months ago

    That's a Three Banded Wasp

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    I believe it's a wasp

    • 8 months agoReport

      No. It’s not.

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  • L.N.
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It looks like a bee but is actually a Hoverfly. https://www.growveg.com/beneficial-insects/us-and-...

    • JazSinc
      Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      Please award Best Answer

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    I forget what it’s called, but it’s one of those flies that look like bees but they have no stinger.

    • daniel g
      Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      Syrphid fly, AKA hover fly.

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  • Rick
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    looks like a normal honey bee ...........................

    • 8 months agoReport

      Not a bee.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    It's a very angry bee!

    • 8 months agoReport

      That’s not a bee.

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