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Photo#152564
Small Mating Flies - Gymnophora - male - female

Small Mating Flies - Gymnophora - Male Female
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
October 18, 2007
Size: 1/8"
Mating flies. Please help with ID.

Moved
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

Gymnophora
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Moved
Moved from Frass.

Frassed
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

Neat.
I would bet that these are scuttle flies, family Phoridae. Phorids are incredibly diverse, so this couple likely represents a new species, if not genus, for Bugguide.

 
identification
Matt is correct, as usual- Gymnophora sp.