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Tachinid Fly

Epalpus signifer

Description:

Large fly with a yellowish head and thorax, black abdomen with a distinct yellow mark near the end. White face. Yellowish coloration at base of wings. Coarse hairs on abdomen typical of Tachinid Flies.

Habitat:

Sunken Meadow State Park, NY.

Notes:

First Tachinid of the year! Notice the pollen on the hairs of the abdomen in picture #1.

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2 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Nice capture!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 6 years ago

What a cool little fly! Love those amazing hairs, a flower's best friend for sure!

Fort Salonga, New York, USA

Lat: 40.91, Long: -73.26

Spotted on Apr 20, 2013
Submitted on Apr 22, 2013

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