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Hemispherical head, I'm thinking Platypezid - Syneches

Hemispherical head, I'm thinking Platypezid - Syneches
Near Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
June 19, 2009
With this kind of head I would think first of Pipunculidae, Platypezidae or possibly Syrphidae. With that glossy, round dorsal surface of the thorax and the overall look of the legs, I am thinking Platypezidae. Further ID help appreciated!

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Moved from Flat-footed Flies. yes it is an hybotid.

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Nice
Yes, closest match I have seen in my searching so far. Not 100% on the legs, perhaps, but family Hybotidae looks like a strong match. Thanks, Graham!

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