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Soldier Fly - Odontomyia profuscata

Soldier Fly - Odontomyia profuscata
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
May 30, 2009
Maybe something in Xylophagidae?

EDIT: I believe I have placed this fly correctly based on the other Bugguide image and description.
Please correct me if wrong.

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Soldier Fly - Odontomyia profuscata Soldier Fly - Odontomyia profuscata

Antennae look different than Xylophagidae.
I'm thinking soldier fly here. (The first one I shot also played dead. A possum fly? LOL!)

 
Soldier Fly
Brilliant in the middle of the night Ron.
Thank you!!!

Every time I look at it flopped out I have to Laugh Out Loud.

 
Oh, it's so relaxing
ZZZZZZZ...

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