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mating flies - male - female

mating flies - Male Female
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
March 17, 2012
Can anyone get me pointed in the right direction? Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks!

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mating flies - male - female mating flies - male - female

Moved from Flies.

Moved from ID Request.

beyond that I don't know

Probably Muscidae
There are only a couple species of Anthomyiidae with four postsutural dorsocentrals and the one I've seen appears different from this pair:


Thanks, Brad
I've been looking through Muscoidea for days, and can't seem to find anything that looks close to my untrained eyes. I really appreciate your pointing me in the right direction!

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