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Conopid of some kind ? - Physocephala burgessi - female

Conopid of some kind ? - Physocephala burgessi - Female
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
June 30, 2011
Size: 12mm length
Found in our yard on Achillea millefolium. (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Conopid of some kind ? - Physocephala burgessi - female Conopid of some kind ? - Physocephala burgessi - female

Moved
Moved from Physocephala.

Beautiful shots of a beautiful conopid, Gary.

This is clearly in the genus Physocephala from the basally swollen hind femora and position of cross vein r-m relative to the discal cell. It also appears to lack ocelli. Moreover, it clearly keys to species P. burgessi. For more details & refs...see comments at post below:


Moved
Moved from Conopinae.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

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