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Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female

Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - Female
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
April 20, 2019
Size: 3mm
Size does not include antennae and is measure on fly without ovipositor extended.

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Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

We should call this the False Peacock Fly, shouldn't we? The info pages should be linked, since they are in two completely different superfamilies. (DONE)

 
That definitely would have he
That definitely would have helped me. What also would have helped is if there had been more variety of thumbs on this page.

https://bugguide.net/node/view/519186/bgpage

I totally skipped over this group when scanning because nothing else at a first glance had similar patterns (and a previous entry from the group some time ago is a species completely without spotting).

In returning to take more pho
In returning to take more photos, she started laying eggs, so obviously a gravid female.