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Muscid Fly eating Grass Fly

Diptera: Muscidae

Description:

Gray Muscid Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) has horizontal stripes on abdomen and red eyes. It was found eating a Grass Fly (Chlorops sp.).

Habitat:

Orange tree unopened blossom in backyard.

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Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 10, 2012
Submitted on Feb 10, 2012

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