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Small Green Long-legged Fly

Austrosciapus proximus


A small brightly coloured irridescent fly with banded stripes on abdomen about 4-5 mm long. I often see them during the summer months in the garden.


Mostly seen on leaves and in damp areas. This one was spotted sitting on a Dahlia leaf


Introduced species from Eastern Australia

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

very nice shots

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Auckland, Waikato, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 9, 2013
Submitted on Jan 9, 2013

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