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Another really small fly with a bubble - Atherigona reversura

Another really small fly with a bubble - Atherigona reversura
near The Woodlands (North of Houston), Montgomery County, Texas, USA
December 16, 2016
Another really tiny fly on milkweed... He's got some kind of bubble going on. ID and thoughts about what he's up to appreciated!

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The fore-legs are very dark and light at the base. This looks like something very close to a Bermudagrass Stem Maggot, Atherigona reversura. (introduced widespread) The experts might be able to comment about the bubble.

 
Thanks Bob
Thanks Bob

Bubbling...

 
Thanks Ron!
Thanks for the bubble references... Fascinating ;-)

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