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Mating Stiletto Flies - Arenigena - male - female

Mating Stiletto Flies - Arenigena - Male Female
Los Angeles/Ballona Wetlands, California, USA
June 23, 2012
Size: 1/2-3/4 inch

Moved from Stiletto Flies.

Stiletto Fly
I sent this photo to Mike Irwin at the Illinois Natural History Survey and he said that although it is not easy to make out the species that from what he can see in the photo and where it was taken it is probably Arenigena marcida (Coquillett)

Moved from ID Request.

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