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Photo#1568654
Diastata  sp. - Diastata

Diastata sp. - Diastata
Hwy I-80 Exit 161, nr. Yuba Gap exit. 39.3230, -120.6015. Elevation 1,716 m, (5,629 ft)., Nevada County, California, USA
June 23, 2010
Size: 3 mm
I've collected this location often each year for many years and and this is the only specimen I've found or I would submit a better specimen to add CA to the Diastata map in BugGuide.

Important characters from Manual of Nearctic Diptera (1)
- Wing ==================
- Costa extending to M1+2.
- Costa spinose, bristles short and extending nearly to wing tip.
- Both humeral and subcostal breaks present.
- Subcosta incomplete, joining with Radius-1 before Radius-1 reaches costa.
- Wing with whitish spots and darker spots.
- Anal cell present and short.

- Head ======================
- Arista short-plumose.
- Ocellar bristles present.

- Scutellum with a flattened bare disc with 2 pair of bristles.
- Katepisternum with one strong bristle and 1 or 2 weaker bristles.

- Legs ===================
- Fore femur (on apical half of anterior ventral surface) with a comb of short stout setae (ctenidium).
- Fore femur (on posterior ventral and dorsal surfaces) with several bristles.

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