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Sepsidae, Black Scavenger Fly, eye & thorax - Saltella sphondylii - male

Sepsidae, Black Scavenger Fly, eye & thorax - Saltella sphondylii - Male
100 Acre Wood, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
June 19, 2019
Size: 3+ mm

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Sepsidae, Black Scavenger Fly, lateral - Saltella sphondylii - male Sepsidae, Black Scavenger Fly, eye & thorax - Saltella sphondylii - male Sepsidae, Black Scavenger Fly, dorsal - Saltella sphondylii - male

Spines
Most male Sepsidae have spines under the fore femur.

 
Thanks.
I wouldn't have looked at that.
I was so far off on my guess at family, I am relieved that I did not share it. Yikes.

Moved
Moved from Flies.