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Spotting

Description:

Small green fly with vertical and horizontal stripes. It was on a Gerbera Daisy

Habitat:

Urban back yard.



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5 Comments

nexttogone
nexttogone 6 years ago

Wow! This is a wierd and cute thing. Love the series.

AndiBrowning
AndiBrowning 7 years ago

Thank you Smith'sZoo

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

what a pretty one! the detail is just magical! well done!

AndiBrowning
AndiBrowning 7 years ago

Thank you Cindy. I added my photos to bugguide.

Hello Andi, I believe this is a Grass Fly. They're quite difficult to narrow down to the Genus, let along species. It does look like a species of Meromyza but it's just a guess. You can submit these pics to BugGuide for an ID or just enter the subfamily name, Chloropinae. http://bugguide.net/node/view/169198

AndiBrowning
Spotted by
AndiBrowning

Xenia, Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.70, Long: -83.93

Spotted on Sep 1, 2012
Submitted on Sep 1, 2012

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