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Pretty Bubble Blower
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Posted on 05-02-2011 12:14
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Pretty bubble blower on "Butterfly Weed" (Asclepias tuberosa).

Bastile Day, 14 July 2010. West Virginia, USA, garden, 330 meters elevation.

About 5 mm to wingtip.
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The bubble...
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More detail of the dorsal bristles.
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Tachinidae. Siphona sp.
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Thank-you, Jorge!
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Hello friends, I've heard from Stephane today and he is safe and sound. Very good news!

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