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Boatman Fly

Pogonortalis doclea

Description:

It was black, plainly segmented, and had a dark patterns and veins on its wings. It was on the door of a car turning in circles and slowly moving its wings.

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3 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

I agree with Argy. It does look like a Boatman Fly, Pogonortalis doclea.

Steven Sheppard
Steven Sheppard 8 years ago

Thank you for the help! Is that in Diptera?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Looks like a boatman fly ... and if it was moving it's wings that's even more likely.

Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

L.A., California, USA

Spotted on Feb 12, 2013
Submitted on Feb 13, 2013

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