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Photo#1507134
Zelia?  emerging from Morus rubra wood - Zelia metalis - male

Zelia? emerging from Morus rubra wood - Zelia metalis - Male
Mehan, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
April 4, 2018
Size: 9mm
collection 4040.1

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Zelia?  emerging from Morus rubra wood - Zelia metalis - male Zelia?  emerging from Morus rubra wood - Zelia metalis - male

Thanks for posting
Thanks for taking the time to post it here, Michael.

 
My pleasure
I just try not to overdo it, as I've heard grumbling about BugGuide being overloaded with images. Thanks for the encouragement with this one.

 
Not at all
Your images tend to be consistently well-photographed and frequently interesting, and aren't a bother at all, in my opinion. Gotta go through some chaff to get wheat.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

With some doubt, but this is the best match I can find.

 
Thank you
Do you know anyone who might like specimens of reared tachinids?

 
I do
I take specimens, but if you want to publish results you may want to deposit vouchers in a major institution where experts will see them (at least eventually).

 
I'd take them
I'm sure you could find a more legitimate repository though, like a museum or university.

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