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Fly 05.16.2009 144 - Psorophora ciliata

Fly 05.16.2009 144 - Psorophora ciliata
Caddo Valley, Hot Spring County, Arkansas, USA
May 16, 2009
Attracted to mercury vapor light. Need help with ID. These strange looking fellows were all over the place. Massive flooding of rivers around area may or may not have contributed to them.

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Fly 05.16.2009 144 - Psorophora ciliata Fly 05.16.2009 144 - Psorophora ciliata Fly 05.16.2009 144 - Psorophora ciliata

Moved
Moved from Mosquitoes.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Male mosquito at least seems safe.

male Psorophora ciliata?
wait for an expert

 
Thanks again
I think you're right, but as advised, I'll wait for an expert. I now wished I had taken more time with them as they were all over the place and some females were present.

 
Psorophora ciliata is correct
Psorophora ciliata is correct.

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