cf. Phyllomyza sp.
Late March 2011
cf. Phyllomyza sp. – determined from specimens collected at this sighting.
Late January 2012
Body length ~2.2mm.
Feeding on a fresh spider’s catch of a pair of shield bugs. The spider’s leg is seen in last picture.
Most of the flies here, and in three specimens collected, appeared to be the same genus, however in the series of shots taken for this sighting at least one fly differed by an entirely black frons and appeared to be more likely Oscinellinae (Chloropidae) by the presence of short hairing on the eyes.