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Small Fly - Anthomyia procellaris - female

Small Fly - Anthomyia procellaris - Female
Mouth of the Elwha River, Clallam County, Washington, USA
May 2, 2013
Size: < 1 cm

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Slim
The flat abdomen is more typical of male Anthomyiidae. I believe this to be female because it looks like a common species where the male has larger eyes. None of the black and white Anthomyia from North America have "broad fronted" males.

Moved
Moved from Tachinidae.

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