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Fungus-ridden Fly

Fungus-ridden Fly
Camden County, New Jersey, USA
May 24, 2011
Appears to be a crane fly. There were at least 10 flies with the same fungal infection dead on a small rock.

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Thanks John
I have posted this to the Arthropod Pathogenic Fungi page. I have also added an image of the rock showing several other infected crane flies.

Moved from ID Request.

Crane fly, family Tipulidae in the sense we use here.

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