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Colobaea(?) [Bezzimyia?] - Houston TX USA 27-IV-2024
John Schneider
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Posted on 14-05-2024 08:30

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Came to blacklight in suburban lawn next to tallgrass prairie. Not collected.
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Edited by John Schneider on 16-05-2024 05:05
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same individual
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Jan Willem
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With such a clear suture on the mesonotum could it be a calyptrate fly?
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Updated title to include John Carr's suggestion.
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