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Root maggot fly

Anthomyia illocata


Length: ~0.3cm Season : Rainy season Time : 03:05pm 13Jun2021 Frequency : Very Common Life stage : Adult Observations: a. Compared to common house-fly, it seems less agile, little slow and small in size. b. Thick-pink colored eyes.


Spotted inside the car parking very close to open abandoned area with lot of plants.


It looks like some species of Genus Anthomyia.

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Root maggot fly
Anthomyia illocata Anthomyia illocata | Project Noah

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1 Comment

m.prasad.369 5 months ago

Thank you arne.roysland! :)

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jun 13, 2021
Submitted on Dec 19, 2021

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