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Signal Fly



Very small, under a cm. His wings moved back & forth the whole time I watched him.


Found on a Mussaenda.

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LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Thanks Lauren & Gordon for your help! A Signal Fly, how appropriate with his little wings waving all the time :)

LaurenZarate 11 years ago

Hi Leanne, I think Gordon is right... this one might be yours .

LeanneGardner 12 years ago

Great! Thanks for your help Gordon :)

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 12 years ago

Leanne, This may be one of the signal flies (Platystomatidae). At least that is where I'd start a search.

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on May 24, 2012

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