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Soldier Fly

Odontomyia sp.

Description:

Less than a centimeter long, black and yellow striped abdomen, yellow edges to thorax.

Habitat:

Visiting flowers and bushes along a creek.

Notes:

Family Stratiomyidae

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2 Comments

rabaker96
rabaker96 7 years ago

Lauren,

Thank you for the assistance. It is appreciated.

-R

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Beautiful rabaker! This is actually a fly of the Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier Flies). Possibly Odontomyia cincta.

rabaker96
Spotted by
rabaker96

Austin, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 8, 2014
Submitted on Apr 12, 2014

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