Xyphosia miliaria - A Tephritid Fly
4-6 mm. This fruit fly is mostly orange with black patterned wings, typical of this family
Found on thistles where it causes galls to form on the host plant.a common Tephritid fly, found virtually anywhere in the vicinity of Thistles.
May - September
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