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Dipteran? - Infected with Fungus

Observed: 8th March 2013 By: Ed_PEd_P’s reputation in InvertebratesEd_P’s reputation in InvertebratesEd_P’s reputation in Invertebrates
Dipteran? - Infected with Fungus

A small (~1-2mm) dipteran?, infected with fungus. Found on the underside of a piece of fallen bark. A series of focus-stacked images combined using Zerene Stacker.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Diptera interacts


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fungus fly

You find dead fkies sometimes with a halo of spores around it.

Entomophthora muscae
(=Entomophthora schizophorae)
Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales

Great picture