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Feather-legged fly - Trichopoda pennipes - male

Feather-legged fly - Trichopoda pennipes - Male
Near 3rd Crossing in Coyote Canyon, Anza-Borrego State Park, San Diego County, California, USA
March 16, 2018
Note the significant dorso-ventral flattening of the abdomen...a diagnostic character for males of subgenus Galactomyia.

As sometimes happens, the flag-like cilia of the hind tibia are seen edge-on here...and thus appear as if absent.

For more info, see remarks under 1st image of this series.

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