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Long-legged Fly - Amblypsilopus dorsalis

Long-legged Fly - Amblypsilopus dorsalis
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
July 30, 2010
Size: 4-5mm
Here's a detail showing scutellum. Hope this helps ID

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Long-legged Fly - Amblypsilopus dorsalis - female Long-legged Fly - Amblypsilopus dorsalis

Moved from Sciapodinae.

Two pairs of hairs?
I think I see a second hair near the far corner of the scutellum. That would mean two pairs of large hairs, so it could be either Sciapus or Condylostylus. Without an obviously single-paired scutellum the only way to distinguish genera is to summon an expert. The keys lack illustrations of the only reliable character.

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