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Soldier Fly

Chiromyza sp.


I found this specimen in a fragment of Atlantic Forest, in a region of transition between the Cerrado and Atlantic Forest.


I really think that's great!

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stho002 8 years ago
Soldier fly
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LeonardoMB 8 years ago

Uh! Very thanks "AngelaHoover" and "stho002" for the help! :D

AngelaHoover 8 years ago

Ugh!! I'm searching as hard as I can, but the only thing I could seem to find that looks close was this little critter:

But I'm not sure that it's in your geographic distribution! Or if it's a close match--the family Xylophagidae is very small.

LeonardoMB 8 years ago

Yeeeah! Looks so different! I'm so curious trying discover what is...
Unfortunately, I could only take just one picture.

AngelaHoover 8 years ago

Wow!! So cool! It's some kind of fly for sure, as it has a pair of halteres instead of hind wings.

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São José do Rio Pardo, SP, Brazil

Spotted on Jul 14, 2014
Submitted on Jul 14, 2014

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