Diogmites species, unable to name a species for certain without specimen as far as I know.
Gonzales Co., Texas
29 September 2016
Looking for ID
Noticed this on my bag while I was photographing bees on flowering tarata (Pittosporum eugenioides). Used available light rather than the flash.
True flies are insects of the order Diptera (from the Greek di = two, and ptera = wings). Their most obvious distinction from other orders of insects is that a typical fly possesses a pair of flight wings on the mesothorax and a pair of halteres, derived from the hind wings, on the metathorax. (Some species of flies are exceptional in that they are secondarily flightless). The only other order of insects bearing two true, functional...