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Fly on cactus, associated with Cochineal - Leucopis bellula

Fly on cactus, associated with Cochineal - Leucopis bellula
Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
December 14, 2009
Size: ~5 mm plus
Flies either alight on the cactus, or perch on a needle. In the latter case, they're always looking towards the cactus.

Moved
Moved from Leucopis.

Leucopis bellula
Another Leucopis bellula.

Moved
Moved from Acalyptratae.

Moved
Moved from Flies.