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Fruit Flies

Campiglossa sp.


These flies are everywhere in my yard! And it's no wonder why when they are mating left and right.


Suburban yard on beggar's tick and other weeds

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beaker98 9 years ago

I would think possibly the genus Dictya, but I always struggle with marsh flies. I can't give you a definite answer on this one. Hope someone else chimes in.

Machi 9 years ago

Thanks Beaker. On another spotting of these flies, LivanEscudero suggested a Dioxyna species, though I'm not sure how to differentiate between members of the Tephritini tribe whatsoever

beaker98 9 years ago

These are marsh flies, of which species I am not certain. Hopefully that will get you started on a more specific ID. Great shots!

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 26, 2015
Submitted on Mar 31, 2015

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