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Photo#1384893
muscid fly - Coenosia tigrina - female

muscid fly - Coenosia tigrina - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 2, 2017
Size: 6.9 mm
Back porch PM. Features include plumose aristas, bicolored femurs, enlarged pulvilli, and dorsolateral abdominal spots. Males no larger than 5.75 mm. Larger image.

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Moved

Moved
Moved from Root-Maggot Flies.

 
re: moved
Am glad to know it is not yet another unplaceable root maggot...

 
Predator
With the long bristles on the legs this is a predator. Few Anthomyiidae have similar bristles.