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Fly - Scaptomyza wheeleri

Fly - Scaptomyza wheeleri
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
February 17, 2014
Size: 1mm
Under the I assume mouth the where the two black lines are, what is the hump there for ? It moves with it's mouth.
I am working on getting a better camera ( sorry for the image)

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Moved from Flies.

That's analagous to the human tongue. The black lines are called palps.

Thank you
I didn't realize that flies had palps also.

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