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Fly IMG_3714 - Coelopa frigida

Fly IMG_3714 - Coelopa frigida
Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA
August 19, 2011

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Moved to Coelopa frigida
Moved from Flies.

Tentative ID. If this move is wrong, please move to where makes most sense.

Coelopa are pretty distinctive. And I've seen them from time to time quite a distance inland from the usual beach habitats.

Coelopa frigida?
Coelopa frigida?

Sure looks like it but it seems odd that it would be working the flowers 400 meters from the nearest shore line. Or is that not unusual? I looked at examples in other closely related groups and nothing else seemed to stand out.

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