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Tachinid fly emerging from moth

Description:

This fly emerged from the pupa of a cupmoth. I have collected several pupae to observe the moth, with no luck :(

Habitat:

Local park, wild collected pupae were apparently already infested by tachinid flies.

Notes:

The photo was taken through a pane of glass to prevent the fly from escaping. I let it go.

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Those are really good pics Martin - looks like he wants to go right back in. I missed this spotting and so was amazed to see a fly emerge out of the cocoon that Mark was observing !

MartinL
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MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 4, 2014
Submitted on Jan 4, 2014

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