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

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of 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#1270745
Tephritid emerging from stem galls of Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) - Trupanea californica - male

Tephritid emerging from stem galls of Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) - Trupanea californica - Male
Lake Crescent, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
July 29, 2016
Size: 5mm adults

Images of this individual: tag all
Tephritid emerging from stem galls of Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) - Trupanea californica Tephritid emerging from stem galls of Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) - Trupanea californica - male Tephritid emerging from stem galls of Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) - Trupanea californica - male

this is close related to acti
this is close related to actinobola, but (besides the wing coloration) the distribution and hostplant are a better fit with californica! Congratulation to the first record of this species on BG....

Moved

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Trupanea actinobola (male)…
This species is widespread in NA, and there are numerous hosts as well among the Asteraceae.

See reference here.

 
Thanks!
Seems to be the first Pacific Coast record in Bugguide!

 
Or anywhere?
The fruit fly handbook(1) has no records from Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia. Northern California and southeastern Idaho are the nearest dots on the map.

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