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Tephritidae: Campiglossa (Dioxyna) cf. sororcula
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Posted on 13-05-2023 18:14

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I photographed this fly in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, 1700m a.s.l. on February 19th 2023. I think it's a Tephritidae, but is ti possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 29-08-2023 00:44
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Photo 2:
ESant attached the following image:

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Posted on 28-08-2023 18:18

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I found it on a Bidens sp., and I'm assuming this is its host plant. However, since I'm not completely sure of its identification I'm also adding a photo of it for eventual comments/corrections.
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A Campiglossa (Dioxyna) so,m very possibly, sororcula Wd. on Bidens
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Thank you very much!
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