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Tachinid Fly - Macromya crocata

Tachinid Fly - Macromya crocata
Garden Canyon, Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, Pima County, Arizona, USA
October 13, 2007
Found several along the edge of a small watercourse.

Moved from Tachinidae.

Tachinidae: Macromya crocata
Tachinidae: Macromya crocata...Adejeania has much longer, more visible palpi

Moved from Adejeania vexatrix.

This doesn't have the long proboscis and long palps of Adejeania. Also, the thoracic pattern is different and the abdomen is too small.

No, it doesn't...
When I took this photo, I was told that this was Adejeania vexatrix but I see that the long proboscis is, indeed, missing. It certainly does resemble an Adejeania though. Should I frass this photo and then re-submit for ID?

Adejeania vexatrix
Both this fly and Paradejeania rutilioides are among the most striking western Tachinida

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