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Trupanea? - Trupanea radifera

Trupanea? - Trupanea radifera
Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA
February 4, 2014
This little fly was spotted on Distant Phacelia (Phacelia distans) in a recently burned area of mixed grass and coastal sage scrub at the Claremont Colleges' Bernard Field Staion. I think it must be Trupanea, but I have no idea of which species or if it is even possible to tell from this photo. Any information will be greatly appreciated!

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One of the things I love about BugGuide is having an expert come along and ID a photo that's been languishing for several years. I really appreciate it!

This will be a new species for the field station's invert list. We are in the process of revamping the website, so it may be a little while before it shows up.

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