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Beetle Fly

Celyphidae sp.

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Beetle Fly
Celyphidae sp. EOL: Celyphidae

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MediyansyahTaharani 12 years ago

thank you martinl, misako.hill, jumpingspiderman..

MartinL 12 years ago

Celyphidae or beetle flies, beetle-backed flies is a family of insects of the order Diptera. About 90 species are known from the Oriental and Afrotropic biogeographic regions. The scutellum is enlarged, forming a protective shell over the abdomen, giving them a beetlelike appearance. The wings, when at rest, are folded beneath the scutellar “shell”.

misako 12 years ago



Spotted on Dec 6, 2011
Submitted on Dec 6, 2011

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