Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1097981
Thick-headed Fly - Stylogaster neglecta - male

Thick-headed Fly - Stylogaster neglecta - Male
Wildwood Park; Radford, Virginia, USA
July 7, 2015
I'd like an Id, please.

Images of this individual: tag all
Thick-headed Fly - Stylogaster neglecta - male Thick-headed Fly - Stylogaster neglecta - male Thick-headed Fly - Stylogaster neglecta - male

Moved
Moved from Stylogaster.

The "sausage-shaped" flagellum of the antenna is more than 2 times the length of scape (= basal antennal segment), which indicates species neglecta here.

The truncate tip of the abdomen (no tapering ovipositor) indicates this is a male.

 
Thanks, Aaron,
I appreciate the species and gender ID and explanation.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks, Ken!
I appreciate that id.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.