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Nematocera? small elongate fly with spiny legs - Leia

Nematocera? small elongate fly with spiny legs - Leia
Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA
April 30, 2012
Size: 4mm
I was looking for a mosquito, but got this instead flying low over the steps to the back yard around 5:30 PDT.

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Not an expert, Not an ID
I would start looking near Leia varia, but may not even be that genus for all I know.

 
Maybe Leia
My first impression was Leia (Sc and R-M long, R1 short). I leave these to the specialists now.

 
Mycetophilidae
You're right, looks to be a Leia sp. (female)

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