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Golden Head Rutilia Fly

Rutilia ameniamima


This large Golden Head Rutilia Fly is metallic dark blue-green in colour with bright orange-yellow colour head. On the thorax and abdomen there are the shiny white spots patterns. Different individuals may have slightly different patterns.

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Golden Head Rutilia Fly
Rutilia ameniamima Golden Head Rutilia Fly I - Rutilia (Ameniamima) argentifera

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Christiane 7 years ago

It is one around 1.2 cm long. Not very big! :)

Archer 07
Archer 07 7 years ago

It doesn't even look real. In this picture this fly looks big enough to carry a baby away, how big is this one?

Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks outsidegirl0..

outsidegirl0 9 years ago

awsome capture! great job! :D

Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks LaurenZarate, StephenSolomons, rams4d.. :)

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Wonderful series!

StephenSolomons 9 years ago

Really nice series. I think these flies are as curious about us as we are of them

rams4d 9 years ago

Impressive, congrats !!!

Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks AntónioGinjaGinja.. Amazingly it let me take some good close ups. :)

Beautiful capture Christiane,amazing collours,congrats and thanks for sharing

Christiane 9 years ago

And thanks Leuba Ridgway, LeanneGardner and Antonette Gabelich..

Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks Mark for the ID..

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Those colours look extra nice against the plain ? paperbark. Lovely !

LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Best flies ever! Love!

Antonette Gabelich
Antonette Gabelich 9 years ago

wow! really cool!!! :D

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Mar 5, 2014
Submitted on Mar 7, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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