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March Fly

Scaptia sp.

Habitat:

According to the Australian Museum, March Flies are found near fresh water creeks, mangroves & intertidal estuaries habitats. This March fly, however, was in the middle of the suburb.

Notes:

Adult March Flies feed on nectar & it is only the females that feed on blood which they require for development of their eggs.

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2 Comments

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Great macro series!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Excellent action series

kerry.vaneeden
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kerry.vaneeden

Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Nov 15, 2014
Submitted on Nov 26, 2014

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