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Peacock fly

Rhagoletis sp.


Love this Fly the design at the end of the wings look to me as a Scorpion (look alike) to scared predators?


Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.

1 species ID suggestions

Peacock fly
Rhagoletis sp. (cerasi?) Rhagoletis - Wikipedia


Thank you so much directed me to the right Path...The fly that looks really close to mine is a Tephritid - Rhagoletis fausta...But could not find enough information. I will edit as you said...

Yes it is, SukanyDatta, can not wait fir an ID...

SukanyaDatta a month ago

This is fantastic mimicry. Wow.

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on Dec 19, 2018
Submitted on Feb 26, 2019

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