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Rhagoletis striatella


Rhagoletis striatella

found in meadow behind the house at the farm.
I first noticed it because it looked remarkably like
a Zebra Jumping spider. I had to look at it closely
before I realized that it was actually a fly of some kind.
It even seemed to move like a jumping spider -- short hops
changing direction. The wings look like a jumping spiders
raised forelegs.

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