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Wasp fly

Family Micropezidae

Description:

This stilt-legged fly appears like a wasp, holding its forelegs out to appear like antennae, which diptera usually hardly have.

Notes:

This one is similar but the eyes don't match very well. http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_...

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1 Comment

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Nice find! The white front tarsi also help with the antennal illusion. Very neat.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 25, 2013
Submitted on Dec 3, 2013

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