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fly with a spotted abdomen muscid fly Coenosia tigrina,Geotagged,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Very bristle laden Posted one month ago
  2. Superb Diptera macro! Posted one month ago
  3. WOW! Great photo of an impressive mini-beast! It looks a lot like Coenosia tigrina, but there sooo many of these flies that look similar. I based it on the red "knee area" at the end of the hind femor (and I think mid femur, as well) AND also on the pair of bristles on the hind tibia. I could be misreading those features, though. Posted one month ago
    1. Not far fetched- the description also mentions common in greenhouses, and this was taken right outside of one. Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
      1. Oh, interesting! One thing is for sure -- the bristles on its thorax are so impressive! Posted one month ago

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''Coenosia tigrina '' is a species of fly in the family Muscidae. It is found in the Palearctic .

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by morpheme
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By morpheme

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Uploaded Aug 25, 2021. Captured Aug 24, 2021 10:51 in Union Bay Natural Area, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/11.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 80mm