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Need ID for odd little fly on cactus - Notogramma purpuratum

Need ID for odd little fly on cactus - Notogramma purpuratum
Riley Wilderness Park, Coto de Caza, Orange County, California, USA
April 25, 2010

Moved

Moved
Moved from Notogramma.

Probably purpuratum
Probably N. purpuratum, a species associated with cactus. The other species known from the United States is not known from California. I can't tell them apart from this picture.

 
Thanks, John.
Sounds right. I'll move it there.

Moved

Moved
Moved from Flies. not sure which genus

 
Notogramma?
This one looks a lot darker than the one I found on cactus in CA recently...



Still, I'm guessing that might just be the correct genus here as well.

 
Exactly what I was going to suggest.
You guys are just too fast for me. :)