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Marsh Fly



Very small fly looking insect. Shown on Wake Robin (Trillium) for scale.

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hope.martin 10 years ago

I wonder tho... Could it be Limnia?

hope.martin 10 years ago

Thanks! I will take a look. It certainly makes sense as he was near a small creek and marshy area.

ForestDragon 10 years ago

Hi Hope, what an interesting looking fly! After doing a bit of searching, I think I may have narrowed this guy down to Genus Dictya, Marsh Flies.

Take a look. I am not familiar with these guys but they are really neat looking. I love the dark wings with the light dots.

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Missouri, USA

Spotted on Apr 19, 2013
Submitted on Apr 20, 2013

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