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Soldier Fly

Microchrysa flaviventris

Description:

Stratiomyidae; Sarginae; Microchrysa; Mycrochrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann, 1824). "Microchrysa flaviventris is a species of soldier fly in the family Stratiomyidae." Wikipedia

Habitat:

I spotted this Soldier Fly on foliage at the roadside where the road goes through a patch of forest, near a stream which passes under the road and runs into a mangrove a short distance away. This is in my notebook as a "hotspot" for lots of insect life.

Notes:

Better pictures at - https://bugguide.net/node/view/387105

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John B.
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John B.

Palauig, Central Luzon, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 3, 2016
Submitted on Jun 9, 2022

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