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Syrphid Fly blue haltere - Melanostoma mellinum - female

Syrphid Fly blue haltere - Melanostoma mellinum - Female
Rattlesnake Mountain, King County, Washington, USA
July 28, 2007

Moved
Moved from Melanostoma.

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Female Melanostoma sp.
They sometimes do wear their halteres in vivid green as well!
Greetings

Moved
Moved from Frass.

This photo is being used in the glossary.

Frassed
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Cool.
Interesting. I'm frassing this anyway, simply because we already have so many syrphids in the guide, and the blue haltere doesn't appear to be a diagnostic feature. Thanks for understanding.

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