T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Fly (Red eyed, small) Probably in the family: Sapromyzidae

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Probably in the family: Sapromyzidae

This little brown fly is probably in the family Sapromyzidae but it is hard to tell for sure - these little flies need examination of wing veins plus counting various bristles on the head and thorax for accurate ID to family level and beyond.

Photgraphed October.


Photographed New Plymouth March