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American millipede with parasitizing flies - Myriophora

American millipede with parasitizing flies - Myriophora
Nelson County, Virginia, USA
August 18, 2016
Close up of the flies

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American millipede with parasitizing flies - Myriophora American millipede with parasitizing flies - Myriophora

Genus Myriophora, recently re
Genus Myriophora, recently revised by Hash et al.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Phoridae
I believe they are Scuttle Flies, Family Phoridae, possibly in the Genus Megaselia.

I think normally they only attack injured millipedes, they are drawn to the scent.

Another should confirm.

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