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Phorid flies on lacewing? - Forcipomyia - female

Phorid flies on lacewing? - Forcipomyia - Female
Wilton, Inland barrens, Saratoga County, New York, USA
June 7, 2011
Size: 1.5 mm
This was really cool. I had seen a spider being trailed by scuttle flies before, but these were under the wings of a golden eyed lacewing? at times, and flew WITH the lacewing. Its a male and female fly- they were courting a bit.

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Possibly Forcipomyia eques
The common species on lacewings is Forcipomyia eques.

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Moved from Forcipomyiinae.

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Moved from Flies.

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Moved from ID Request.

Maybe biting midges rather than Phorids?
Some biting midges in the Ceratopogonidae feed on insect hemolymph. In fact, the one below was also found on a green lacewing:

 
Well
that is just very cool!!

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