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Dung Fly (NOT) - Suillia

Dung Fly (NOT) - Suillia
Univ. Tennessee Biological Station, near Gatlinburg, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
August 9, 2008
Size: 10 mm
Attracted to lights. Length estimated. See comments below on identification. (Originally identified as a dung fly, Scathophagidae, by me.)

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This has me confused
If the anepisternum were bare it would be Suillia quinquepunctata. If the eye had a stripe it would be S. nemorum.

Moved--thanks
Moved from Dung Flies. Oh, thanks, Keith. Looking at our images here, it looks like the many other images identified as Suillia, so I've gone ahead and moved it there, perhaps foolishly.

i would feel more confident
calling this Heleomyzidae possibly Suillia sp. Scathophaga has more head bristles and a more clear costal break.

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