Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, USA May 25, 2010 Size: 4 mm
My sister keeps finding these flies "stuck" to flowers in her garden, apparently dead. I'm wondering if this could be a fungus based on the whitish material on the abdomen in these photomicrographs? Any info. on the fly ID would be appreciated - my impression is a calyptrate muscoid fly - wing venation is a bit like Fannia?
Contributed by Ken Schneider on 27 May, 2010 - 11:53pm Last updated 4 November, 2010 - 11:34pm
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