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Possible Long Legged Fly on leaf.  Can anyone tell me what the red sack is or what the fly is doing? - Condylostylus patibulatus

Possible Long Legged Fly on leaf. Can anyone tell me what the red sack is or what the fly is doing? - Condylostylus patibulatus
Deep River, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
July 4, 2012
Size: 1/4 "
This fly appears to have a red sack underside. Can anyone explain what the sack is?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Mite
Condylostylus patibulatus with a mite. Possibly a water mite.[cite:432734]

 
Thank you!
Thanks John. Is the mite a parasite or is he "lunch'?

 
Parasite
Looks like a parasite. Lunch tends to be held further forward.

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