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Photo#693227
Small, red fly with a white spot on its side

Small, red fly with a white spot on its side
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
August 20, 2012
Size: 3.1 mm
Rust Fly?

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Small, red fly with a white spot on its side Small, red fly with a white spot on its side

Looks like
http://bugguide.net/node/view/255101/bgpage

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Chloropidae: Chloropinae
It's subfamily Chloropinae but I can't be confident about the genus without a better look at a couple of key characters.

 
Thanks!
I'll look out for another one and try to get some better angles.

Chloropinae?
White spot is haltere :)

 
Thanks!
I had no idea what that was, or what a haltere was until I checked Wikipedia.