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Stylogaster neglecta? - Stylogaster neglecta - female

Stylogaster neglecta? - Stylogaster neglecta - Female
Wolfskin District, Oglethorpe County, Georgia, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: body length, about 1 cm
I'm guessing Stylogaster neglecta, a thick headed fly, family Conopidae (sometimes placed in Stylogastridae). These were feeding on nectar of Teucrium canadense, American Germander (a mint). They only seem to feed in the early morning cool hours.

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Stylogaster neglecta? - Stylogaster neglecta - female Stylogaster neglecta? - Stylogaster neglecta - female Stylogaster neglecta? - Stylogaster neglecta - female

Moved
Moved from Stylogaster.

Correct. It is Stylogaster ne
Correct. It is Stylogaster neglecta. The only other eastern Stylogaster is S. biannulata and it has very short 3rd flagellomeres (3rd antennal segment). I will hunt through and try to find biannulata in the pictures to label for comparison.

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