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Also known as Dryomyza anilis, it is a common fly from the family Dryomyzidae. An orange fly with large red eyes about 12mm long. Adults are found in moist, shady habits among low-growing vegetation, fungi, and excrement. Larvae of this genus have been reared from decaying organic matter including carrion, dung, and fungi. Males defend the small carcasses on which females oviposit as well as the females themselves during copulation and oviposition.
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/5.6; ISO Speed Rating: 250. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. Flash fired