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Photo#1243357
Fly 20 - Opomyza petrei

Fly 20 - Opomyza petrei
Barnardsville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
May 10, 2016
Size: ~4mm

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Moved
Moved from Opomyza.

 
Invasive?
Is this an invasive species from Europe or is it natively holarctic and just poorly documented?

 
Probably invasive
See the discussion in the paper by Wheeler et al. here: http://www.entsocont.ca/j-ent-soc-ont-v-130-1999.html.

 
Interesting
There seems to be a descent population in this region, I collected many specimens. Are you currently working on this group? Do you know of anyone that would be interested in genetically testing the specimens relationship to European specimens?

 
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Moved
Moved from Flies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Acalyptratae
Possibly something in the genus Homoneura. The experts may be able to tell you more about what to look for.

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