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Little mottled gray fly feeding on spittle on a willow tree  - Traginops irroratus

Little mottled gray fly feeding on spittle on a willow tree - Traginops irroratus
Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, USA
August 31, 2016
Size: <1cm

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

(Wounded Tree) Fly
I believe that the distinctive wing and thorax spots, the banded legs, along with the bright red eyes are characters unique to Traginops irroratus. (eastern range) The feeding habit seems to fit.

 
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