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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: ID for this fly

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Trenton, NJ
(Zone 6b)

September 20, 2012
8:02 PM

Post #9281603

anyone know what this tiny little fly is called ?
found very difficult to get a clear shot as it was in a frenzy to hip hop.

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Minot, ND

September 21, 2012
5:28 AM

Post #9281852

Where was photo taken? It looks like a fruit fly (Tephritidae); if in the USA could be in genus Eutreta -
Trenton, NJ
(Zone 6b)

September 28, 2012
4:30 PM

Post #9289265

dear Flapdoodle,
this might be a fruit fly. though i took this photo in USA, the genus does not look similar to Eutreta.
this one that i uploaded here did not closed its wings at all. its wings were upright all the time like a Geisha's fan. even when this fly scurried across, its both wings were held vertical like a battle shield.
Minot, ND

September 28, 2012
5:57 PM

Post #9289344

Maybe in a related family (Ulidiidae) -

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