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Photo#220281
Pseudotephritis approximata

Pseudotephritis approximata
Univ. Tennessee Field Station, near Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
August 8, 2008
Size: circa 8 mm
I believe this is the same individual fly shown here, taken by others on the trip:


Image updated 11/17/19 (larger!)

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Moved

Moved
Moved from Pseudotephritis.

 
Pseudotephritis approximata
This may be Pseudotephritis approximata, which has apical spot crossing R2+3 and a small dark spot in the middle of the costal cell.

Moved
Moved from Picture-winged Flies. This appears to match other images identified (correctly, I hope!) to this genus.

Added note. This might be Pseudonephritis approximata, since that is another species (in addition to vau) listed from North Carolina by Brimley (1). We have several images in the guide of very similar flies with strong bars on the wings, perhaps all the same species, and perhaps species approximata:

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