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Tachinid Fly

Tachinomyia sp.

Description:

Fairly large fly. Light head, grayish thorax, abdomen black with white bands. Long hairs on abdomen.

Habitat:

Woodland. Connetquot State Park, New York.

Notes:

This fly kept crawling into the groundcover. My best guess for a Genus at this time.

No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Good shots Tamar. Worth the exercise. Long abdomen on it.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

I just wish it would have held still enough for me to get a better picture. I must have been chasing this fly around for at least 5 minutes. Haha!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Awesome, Tamar! Those white abdominal bands are awesome!

Islip, New York, USA

Lat: 40.77, Long: -73.15

Spotted on Apr 26, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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