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Unusual phorid - Metopina - female

Unusual phorid - Metopina - Female
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, USA
September 14, 2014
Size: ~2mm
Collected with a carrion trap at a restored prairie. Specimen in alcohol.

This is the only specimen I've seen so far. I wasn't able to reach an ID using the MND. The Rs is unbranched. The metatibia lacks hair palisades. The specimen was a bit too small to get a good look at the bristle pattern on the head. The elongate and slender thorax really stands out. Any ideas?

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