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Archytas metallicus

Archytas metallicus
Fews Ford Section, Eno River State Park, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
July 16, 2005
Size: 13 mm
Taking water from a seep, and rather tame. Size measured by photographing a scale at the same magnification--camera set to manual focus.

Also compare what Eric Eaton identifies as a probably Archytas:

That seems to be the genus--according to other comments--thanks!
(And thanks for species ID--see comments. This was a new species for the guide back when photographed in 2005!)
Image updated 2020.

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Archytas metallicus Archytas metallicus

Moved from Archytas.

Should be Archytas metallicus
A shiny Archytas with dark calypters in North Carolina is A. metallicus.

Moved to Archytas
Moved from Tachininae. Thanks for help on ID!

Tachinidae: Archytas sp.
Tachinidae: Archytas sp.

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