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Golden-backed Snipe Fly

Chrysopilus thoracicus


Unknown Fly... About an inch long - or about twice as large as a house fly.


Spotted this fly in my yard. It's bordered by a large pond and about an acre of mixed / pine forest. Agricultural and large forested areas nearby.

1 species ID suggestions


ForestDragon 5 years ago

Beautiful capture!

DelawareWildlife 5 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Livan.

Delaware, USA

Lat: 38.86, Long: -75.39

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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