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Photo#210258
Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis

Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis
Spring, Haris County, Texas, USA
August 4, 2008
Size: 15mm
Can anyone identify the Genus and Species for this fly?

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Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis

Moved
Moved from Soldier flies.

Stratiomyidae: Hoplitimyia mutabilis
This is Stratiomyidae: Hoplitimyia mutabilis

Moved
Moved from Syrphid Flies.

Wrong family
It's a Strat!

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Family.
Well, I can at least tell you it is a soldier fly, family Stratiomyidae. Texas has so much diversity I don't feel comfortable offering a genus....

Not an ID -
but this might be a soldier fly (Stratiomyidae)? Looks a bit like this one:



Please wait for an expert to comment, though, as I'm not even totally sure I have the right family! :)

 
Its close
Its close, but the head is not quite right. I think thats the right family though. Thanks! I'll see if I can have any luck looking through Stratiomyidae.

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