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scuttle fly

scuttle fly
Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
November 3, 2017
Size: 3.3 mm wing length
Found on Ilex aquifolium.

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Moved from ID Request.

Phorid fly, family Phoridae. Also called humpbacked flies and scuttle flies. They can be pests of man and are associated with wet decaying matter and dead animals. An expert could tell you more about this particular species.

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