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Acrocerid - Acrocera bimaculata - female

Acrocerid - Acrocera bimaculata - Female
Tellock's Hill Woods SNA, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, USA
August 30, 2008
Size: 5.5mm
Netted while it was hovering near a large broken off hardwood tree near edge of beech-maple forest. 12:40PM. When I saw it flying, I thought it was a scarab of some sort.

All pics except live shot taken with automontage system (w/ringlight). Actual montaging done with CombineZP.

Acrocera?

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Moved from Small-headed Flies.

Acrocera bimaculata (female).
Acrocera bimaculata (female). Great pictures! One of the key characters for this species is the rudimentary spur of the second longitudinal vein (clearly visible in this picture). Another character is the overall dark color with just the few reduced lateral spots on the abdomen.

 
Thanks
Thanks Dennis for the ID and compliment.

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