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Photo#810243
Unknown small, gray Alaskan fly - Leucopis

Unknown small, gray Alaskan fly - Leucopis
Anchorage, Anchorage County, Alaska, USA
July 3, 2013
Size: roughly 0.5 cm
These tiny flies were all over one type of plant with big pink flowers. I saw one go up to an aphid, tap the aphid's rear with its front legs, and then the aphid secreted some honeydew and the fly drank it.

Moved
Moved from Chamaemyiidae.

Leucopis (Leucopis)
genus Leucopis (subgenus Leucopis)

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Chamaemyiidae
Chamaemyiidae

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