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Fly on plum - Neacreotrichus - male

Fly on plum - Neacreotrichus - Male
creston/pozo/santa margarita, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
February 25, 2011
Size: 7-8mm
This fly was sipping nectar from a Santa Rosa plum flower

Yes, a male phthiriine. I'm fairly sure these black furry males are in Neacreotrichus.

Moved from Bee Flies.

Moved from ID Request.

Maybe something in Phthiriinae?

The experts will say for sure.

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