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Photo#152276
unknown fly - Drosophila

unknown fly - Drosophila
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
October 15, 2007
Size: ~3mm.
Saw this tiny guy on our potato plants this morning, near compost bin. (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Moved
Moved from Vinegar Flies.

Could be immigrans
Could be Drosophila immigrans as suggested in a comment in photo 152279.

The first two tarsomeres of the fore leg are short and thick as in males of immigrans. The darkened crossvein is also right.

I hesitate because mixed groups of Drosophila are common. I can't put much weight on the presence of a female immigrans nearby.

Drosophilidae.
I would vote for the pomace fly family, Drosophilidae.

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