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Order Diptera, family Asilidae, many species


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.


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

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Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia

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

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