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Mexican Cactus Fly

Copestylum mexicanum

Habitat:

Wetlands of Central Florida

Notes:

I think this may be a Mexican Cactus Fly, Copestylum mexicanum. Hope someone that knows flies better can confirm.

1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002
stho002 6 years ago


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3 Comments

SharonMagner
SharonMagner 6 years ago

Very cool LivanEscudero. Thanks for the suggestion Gatorfellows. I joined. :)

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 6 years ago

I'm not an expert Sharon, but I very much agree with your ID thought.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/9910
And here is my spotting:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/126...

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 6 years ago

There is a Flies Mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8526... Maybe posting it there would help obtain an ID

SharonMagner
Spotted by
SharonMagner

Lakeland, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 12, 2014
Submitted on Jan 31, 2014

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