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Stratiomyes currani? - Odontomyia

Stratiomyes currani? - Odontomyia
Butterfly Valley, 14.5 km north of Quincy. GPS= 39.9939, -120.9918. Elevation = 3,143' (958 m), Plumas County, California, USA
May 2, 2013
Size: 10 mm
Posted to verify species.
Also, add some details of characters for others.

Resource used: The Soldier Flies or Stratiomyidae of California (1).
Characters used to come to the species.
Head
-- Antenna short, the 1st segment not more than 3x as long as 2nd.
-- Flagellum at least 2x as long as the 1st segment.
-- Eyes bare without hairs.
-- Ocelli present.
Thorax
-- Femora all black except for terminal yellow area.
-- Scutellum with yellow spines.
-- Notice the bright green halter.
Abdomen
-- Abdomen flattened.
-- Posterior dorsal color pattern.
-- Venter wholly pale or virtually so.
-- Terminalia showing sexual parts (sex?).
Wing
-- Notice the venation of small crossvein m-cu present & cell d present is similar to this example.

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Moved
Moved from Stratiomys.