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Robberflies

Order Diptera, family Asilidae, many species

Description:

Adults have a large head, prominent eyes and probosis, a bristly humped thorax, long legs, and a thin tapering abdomen. Slender bodies, but some resemble bumblebees. Most are gray, brown, or black. Some mimic bees and wasps.

Habitat:

Many vegetable and ornamental crops. Biodiverse gardens and wooded areas. Larvae are found mostly in decaying organic matter under litter.

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unyune
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unyune

Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia

Spotted on Jul 5, 2014
Submitted on Jul 27, 2014

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