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Fruit Fly  - Trupanea eclipta - male

Fruit Fly - Trupanea eclipta - Male
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
November 20, 2009
Size: 4-5mm
I am thinking this is the Genus: Trupanea. Just wanted someone to confirm if you can before I place it there.
Thanks for any help. Also wondering sex?
-Bruce

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Fruit Fly  - Trupanea eclipta - male Fruit Fly  - Trupanea eclipta - male Fruit Fly  - Trupanea eclipta - male

sorry about the double move
a glitch of sorts, i guess

 
NP
Thanks for the ID.. Appreciate it.

Moved very tentatively ))
Moved from Tephritini.

male Trupanea sp. It might be
male Trupanea sp. It might be T. eclipta Benjamin.

Moved
Moved from Trupanea.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I think you're good on genus, Bruce.
Don't have time to study this one now, but I think it can go to species. Am guessing male, based on shape of abdomen.

 
Cool
Thanks man!

 
On second thought, dial it back to tribe
Based on wing patterns, I suspect Euarestoides arnaudi, but would like expert confirmation, as this would be a new species for Bug Guide. Hopefully, Martin will see this and comment.

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