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Long-legged Fly

Chrysosoma vittatum


extraordinary looking fly, metallic green, about 3/4"


tropical forest


This is one of those insects that I only saw once in the forest. I was lucky to get just this one photo in Cat Tien National Park.

49 Comments (1–25)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks Wilson.

Wilson W
Wilson W 10 years ago

very cool!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks Yuko!

YukoChartraw 11 years ago

Great macro and amazingly beautiful!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks for the specific ID Jake!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Lovely, Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks Nicholas, Mayra and matimar.

MayraSpringmann 11 years ago


Nicholas4 11 years ago

Iridescently gorgeous Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks Argy and Sachin.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago

Congratulations dandoucette

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Superb shot Dan.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks everyone!

Jeannette 11 years ago

Congratulations, beautiful fly :)

Hanno Shalaby
Hanno Shalaby 11 years ago

great !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Congratulations Dan, it is a beautiful photo.

Liam 11 years ago

Congrats on SOTD, Dan!

rubens.luciano 11 years ago

Nice macro Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Wow, another sotd! Thanks a lot Yasser. That brings me to almost a dozen now, but who's counting! Hahahaha! I'm really glad you and the community are really enjoying all my spottings. Still more to come.

AntónioGinjaGinja 11 years ago

Dan great spotting,congratulations

MacChristiansen 11 years ago

Congratulations Dan,
Great spotting.

The MnMs
The MnMs 11 years ago

Beautiful shot! Congratulations, Dan!

KarenL 11 years ago

Great spot Dan! Congratulations!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Congratulations Dan
Grate spotting and shot!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago


Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Lâm Đồng, Viet Nam

Spotted on Feb 5, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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