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African Fig Fly? - Zaprionus indianus

African Fig Fly? - Zaprionus indianus
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
November 7, 2016
Size: 5-6mm
Believe this could be Zaprionus indianus - African Fig Fly, but saw none listed in CA. so will let the experts confirm.
There were a couple dozen on my rotting Jack O Lanterns this morning. These 2 shots are of the same subject. Have many other shots of this sp. but of various subjects.
Thanks for any ID Help.

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African Fig Fly? - Zaprionus indianus African Fig Fly? - Zaprionus indianus

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Right ID…
This species has been confirmed in Los Angeles county. It may be in other places in California as well, but may not have established populations as yet.

See reference here.

 
TY
From what I saw today they are trying to establish here lol. Thanks Ross

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