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Long legged fly


Long legged fly with pattern in the wings. 9 mm long


Oak forest.

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LuisStevens 10 years ago

Thank you Tyler. They do that with the flash. This time I used a lamp and it worked.

TylerGraden 10 years ago

Good shots - he's colorful little guy. It looks similar to a species I tried to photograph last summer. Every time my flash went off, the fly would jump into the air for a split second before landing back on the leaf. It was so fast I didn't even notice it with my bare eyes, but almost every picture I took had the fly in an acrobatic position, suspended in the air. Hoping to see them again this year. I almost forgot about it until I saw your pictures.

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San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Dec 5, 2013

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