Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1171168
Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male

Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - Male
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
May 20, 2015
Size: 2.2mm
This Scuttle Fly has a light colored tip, shaped like a "J", in the lateral profile. This may be a male Megaselia scalaris.
Found on kitchen sink.

Images of this individual: tag all
Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male

Moved
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

Match
Based on the look of this guy, from the east coast, I think that the ID is correct:
Megaselia scalaris: ♂

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.