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Wasp-like black fly - Hermetia illucens

Wasp-like black fly - Hermetia illucens
Derby, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Size: about 1 inch
Several of these in my garden.... seldom land and pose...

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Moved from ID Request.

Black Soldier fly....
Thanks for the nudge.. it got me looking in the right place:
The Black Soldier fly, Hermetia illucens, (Family Stratiomyidae)
Positive ID
Mike

mydas fly
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