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Fruit Fly  - Tomoplagia obliqua - female

Fruit Fly - Tomoplagia obliqua - Female
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
July 30, 2011
Any ideas? Collected voucher specimen for anyone interested.

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Fruit Fly  - Tomoplagia obliqua - female Fruit Fly  - Tomoplagia obliqua - female

Wow! I'm jealous.
Next year I'm joining the swarm!!!

 
A First!
for Iowa. Check the Data page. It's going to take me a week to go through all my photos.

Female
Female fruit flies and relatives have a conical ovipositor ("oviscape") that may be more or less extended.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

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