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Spotted Fly - Poecilosomella angulata

Spotted Fly - Poecilosomella angulata
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
June 4, 2013
Size: BL~2-3mm

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Did you sleep through etymology class?
You have a fly with a small, multicolored body. If you had translated "small, multicolored body" you would have come up with the genus name, Poecilosomella. The angular bend in r2+3 near the tip would have provided the species name, but there is only one species in America.

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Spotted Fly
Shot Same

 
Where?
¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 
Too obscure, I guess.

 
You came in from left field ...
and caught me off guard and sank me. Good one!

Some sort of spotted fly
This is some sort of fly with spots.

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