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fly - Chaetopsis

fly - Chaetopsis
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
June 10, 2010
Observed only on Bearded Iris, lower leaves, scissors wings when walking.

Possibly C. aenea
This may be Chaetopsis aenea, a species restricted to East Coast salt marshes where it feeds on cordgrass.


Moved from Chaetopsis.

Let's leave it here for the time being. I may have picked the correct genus, but I think we should wait for a fly specialist to confirm that.

Thanks Ken :)
Moved from Flies.

Ulidiidae, I presume.
Reminds me of Chaetopsis:

Wait for expert confirmation/correction, though.

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