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Spider Mimic Fly - Rhagoletis suavis

Spider Mimic Fly - Rhagoletis suavis
McFarland Park, Story County, Iowa, USA
July 29, 2011
Came to mercury vapor light.

Moved from ID Request.

Thanks for the ID to species of this fly!

Looks like Tephritidae in any case.

I agree with Brad,
I agree with Brad, Rhagoletis. Something near R. completa, but the pattern seems a bit off to me.

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