Philonicus fuscatus

Very similar to Machimus. Note that the male genitalia form a ring when viewed dorsally, and the female has a swollen ovipositor. Also note the long arista, and reduced anterior dorsocentrals. Long, white mystax, orange and black legs. The femora are dark in this species.

FL Season: May

Season: May-August throughout range

FL Range: Panhandle

Habitat: Along streams and rivers.

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