Tag Archives: Anthomyiidae

Fellow Leaf Mine Enthusiasts

The other day I went out to pick some spinach for breakfast, and I noticed this fly resting on one of the leaves: This is a lauxaniid fly in the¬†Minettia obscura species group, which I recognize mostly by the orange-tinted … Continue reading

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In Search of Spring Beauties

Although spring is technically already half over, it only really got started around here in the past week or so. Yesterday I saw my first spring beauties (Montiaceae:¬†Claytonia caroliniana): These little wildflowers are only around for a few weeks before … Continue reading

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