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Microchrysa flaviventris? - Microchrysa flaviventris - male

Microchrysa flaviventris? - Microchrysa flaviventris - Male
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
October 1, 2009
Size: 5 mm body length
Based on discussion here about differences between Microchrysa spp. Came to UV light.

Microchrysa flaviventris
This species has been introduced into the U.S. probably from Asia (maybe China) and is apparently rapidly spreading.

Yep that is a male flaviventr
Yep that is a male flaviventris and this should be the first record for Texas!

Moved from Flies.

Moved from ID Request.

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