No Common Name Delphinia picta (Fabricius, 1781)  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Ulidiidae   >   Genus Delphinia   

Status:

Widespread in the eastern and central U.S. Breeds in decaying matter such as compost piles (BugGuide, 2014).

Description:

Wing pattern distinctive. Note two white triangles on leading edges.

There are 53 records in the project database.

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A Delphinia picta in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/13/2019). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Kent Co., Maryland (5/9/2016). Determined by Aaron Hunt/BugGuide. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/11/2019). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Kent Co., Maryland (5/9/2016). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Delphinia picta in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/12/2013). Photo by Benjamin DeHaven. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Harford Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Photo by Joshua Jones. (MBP list)

Delphinia picta in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/20/2016). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Delphinia picta in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/4/2007). Determined by BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (6/4/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/22/2014). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/6/2015). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/13/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Delphinia picta collected in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Delphinia picta in Washington Co., Maryland (5/23/2014). Photo by Amy Allen. (MBP list)

The picture-winged fly Delphinia picta taken at the Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/29/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)


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