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Phania funesta

Observed: 9th June 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

another one of these bristly flies, this time very close to this Birch Shieldbug - could this fly be responsible for these eggs, etc... ?

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Eggs

Phania is correct - but this species lays eggs internally in the host - the females have a structure on the end of the abdomen to facilitate this.

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