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Photo#1820435
golden fly - Blera armillata

golden fly - Blera armillata
Fairbanks, Grenac Rd, Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska, USA
May 26, 2020
Size: about 10-12 mm
very distinctive fly - thorax very shiny gold or bronze color; wings with orange membranes; legs orange with black patches; black feet

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golden fly - Blera armillata golden fly - Blera armillata

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Blera?


 
Ken, thank you! I found tw
Ken, thank you!

I found two Blera in ARCTOS. Blera flukei seems to have black setae while Blera armillata has orange setae. This fellow definitely has orange setae. So unless it is something not yet recorded in ARCTOS for Alaska, I am thinking B. armillata.

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