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Soldier Fly

Odontomyia cincta


Flat, black and green striped, red eyes

1 species ID suggestions

Soldier Fly
Odontomyia cincta Species Odontomyia cincta - BugGuide.Net


MaryEvans2 6 years ago

I agree Cindy - appears to be one confused bug lol

CindyBinghamKeiser 6 years ago

Wow, the front end certainly looks like a fly but the back end like a very colorful cockroach :)

MaryEvans2 6 years ago

Thank you Latimeria, it looked like it was flattened lol

Latimeria 6 years ago

That is a fat little fly! Wonderful colors, wow! It looks like a lime.

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 6 years ago

No problem :) I love soldier flies, some have the coolest patterning in their compound eyes!

MaryEvans2 6 years ago

Thank you small wonders! I had checked bug guide some time ago and couldn't locate this one. ID much appreciated.

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 6 years ago

Nice spot!

KarenL 6 years ago


Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Lat: 30.44, Long: -84.28

Spotted on Aug 8, 2010
Submitted on Feb 10, 2012

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