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Long-legged Fly

Chrysosoma vittatum

Description:

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

Habitat:

tropical forest

Notes:

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)

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Wilson.

Wilson W
Wilson W 7 years ago

very cool!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks Yuko!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Great macro and amazingly beautiful!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks for the specific ID Jake!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Lovely, Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks Nicholas, Mayra and matimar.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful!

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 8 years ago

Iridescently gorgeous Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks Argy and Sachin.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congratulations dandoucette

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Superb shot Dan.

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks everyone!

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Congratulations, beautiful fly :)

Hanno Shalaby
Hanno Shalaby 8 years ago

great !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Congratulations Dan, it is a beautiful photo.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Congrats on SOTD, Dan!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 8 years ago

Nice macro Dan!

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 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
AntónioGinjaGinja 8 years ago

Dan great spotting,congratulations

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations Dan,
Great spotting.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Beautiful shot! Congratulations, Dan!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Great spot Dan! Congratulations!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Congratulations Dan
Grate spotting and shot!

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

Awesome!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Tỉnh Lâm Đồng, Viet Nam

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

Spotted for Mission

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