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Photo#362282
_MG_7009 - Borophaga

_MG_7009 - Borophaga
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA
November 9, 2008
Fly or wasp? Found under a rock apparently trying to hibernate.

Moved
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Fly
This is a fly in the family Phoridae.

 
identification
This is a Borophaga sp.

Brian

 
Info
Hello Brian - Thank you for the identification as well as your past contributions to BugGuide.

This genus was not listed in the Guide so I created a page for it and would like to add any available information. If you have any additional information that you'd like me to add (print references, internet references, etc.), I'd be happy to include it.

Also, you might want to consider adding a little of your background info to your Account. It's really great to have an expert on Phoridae and it would be a shame if and anyone failed to follow up on one of your IDs because your credentials were not known.

 
Steve- I beefed up my page a
Steve- I beefed up my page a bit as you suggested. Sorry I can't offer any info on Borophaga- there is a bit, mostly taxonomic, but I don't have time! Nothing is known of the larval biology.

Brian

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