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Small flies

Observed: 23rd March 2012 By: babu1
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Small flies
Small fly
Description:

Small fly with brown wing markings. Coarse hair on thorax. Yellowish legs. c8mm.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Tephritis formosa interacts

Comments

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Tephritis

I think you have two species. The first pair as Orphys has identified look like T. formosa. The single fly looks as though it may be T. neesii.

Keith

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neesii

Well spotted (like the fly)! I had foolishly assumed the second picture was the same species...but clearly not.

Ian
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