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Fly

Observed: 21st July 2012 By: DioctriaDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in InvertebratesDioctria’s reputation in Invertebrates
SX20_12247a
SX20_12243a
Description:

Apologies for appalling photos but I haven't seen a fly like this before and I'm sure someone on iSpot will know it.
Walking around on a nettle leaf waving its very long forelegs in front of it. Pale tibiae.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

GrizzledBadger's picture

Eye gap would suggest a

Eye gap would suggest a female,to me, if that characteristic stands for all dipterans.

Brock

Syrphus's picture

It does not, I'm afraid! M.

It does not, I'm afraid!

M.

TRY

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GrizzledBadger's picture

Thanks Syrphus.

Thanks Syrphus.

Brock

Dioctria's picture

Thanks for the ID.

Thanks for the ID.

David