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Long-legged Fly

Chrysosoma vittatum


Dry leaves


Is this some kind of a hopper or a fly? Though it resembles a fly when approached instead of flying it hopped..

1 Comment

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

It's a Long-legged Fly from the family Dolichopodidae. Need to drill down further for a genus and species.

I love the gold strip on the thorax - very nice !

Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2014
Submitted on Nov 24, 2014

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