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Clouded Daisy Fly

Oxyna nebulosa

Oxyna nebulosa is a species of fruit flies, Tephritidae family. Plant parasite on Asteraceae. About 4-5 mm. Creating one or more galls, up to half a cm large fleshy, unilocular swellings of the root collar; larva solitary.
Clouded Daisy Fly - Oxyna nebulosa About 4-5 mm. Feeding on Achillea millefolium.  Animal,Animalia,Arthropoda,Bulgaria,Clouded Daisy Fly,Diptera,Europe,Fruit fly,Geotagged,Insect,Insecta,Oxyna nebulosa,Sofia,Summer,Tephritidae,Trypeta proboscidea,Wildlife

Naming

Synonym: Trypeta proboscidea Löw, 1844.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDiptera
FamilyTephritidae
GenusOxyna
SpeciesOxyna nebulosa
Photographed in
Bulgaria