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Long Legged Fly

Dolichopidae

Description:

Dolichopodidae give visual (as distinct from chemical or other) signals during courtship; many studies have been undertaken of this behavior.[2] The larvae occupy a wide range of habitats, both terrestrial and aquatic, and can be predators or scavengers.

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12 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

thanks,,

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks Francis Quintana for liking replacing the same in front,

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra,

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Beautiful picture!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks Matthijs, natedicken & Leuba

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

great photos Sachin !

natedicken
natedicken 9 years ago

Nice shots!

Matthijs
Matthijs 9 years ago

very nice macro!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks S Frazier for id help

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

This is a "long-legged fly" Family Dolichopodidae http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolichopodi...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks a lot Nuwan for admiring,

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

great series! nice work Sachin..

Sachin Zaveri
Spotted by
Sachin Zaveri

Junagadh, Gujarat, India

Spotted on May 11, 2012
Submitted on May 15, 2012

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