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Photo#476179
A phorid species? - Apocephalus

A phorid species? - Apocephalus
Chamblee, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
May 27, 2010
Male?

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A phorid species? - Apocephalus A phorid species? - Apocephalus

Moved
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

Moved
Moved from Aschiza.

Moved
Moved from Aphidoidea.

Moved
Moved from Scuttle Flies.

 
Move
Did you mean to move this to the aphids section?

 
No.
Don't recall moving it. But it looks like I did. Where did it go? Ooops, I remember accidentally hiting the move image tag whilst exploring some aphids. My bad ... it all started after I read the report about the bacterium that substitutes arsenic for phosphorus in its molecules.

 
Corrected.
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Indeed,
a male scuttle fly. The enlarged antennal segment and the median inserted lower interfrontal bristles reminds me of Apocephalus. Probably, Dr Brian Brown may correct or confirm my guess.

so long,

 
Thank you, Bjoern!
Just read Dr. Browns account of the fly in phorid.net. Absolutely fascinating!

http://www.phorid.net/phoridae/ant_de_flies.html

Moved
Moved from Aschiza.

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