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Photo#21049
Fly - Rhagio mystaceus

Fly - Rhagio mystaceus
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 17, 2005
Size: 6mm
It was waving it's front legs like they were antennae.

Moved
Moved from Common Snipe Fly.

Moved
Moved from Rhagio.

Not Atherix
Rhagionidae: Rhagio sp. This is not Atherix

Ibis fly
This looks like (1), identfied by Paul Beuk as Athericidae.

 
Atherix
There's only 2 genera of Athericidae in North America, and one of them (Suragina) is restricted to Texas, so Atherix wins by default. See distribution link on family page.

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