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Boatman fly

Pogonortalis doclea

Description:

A small dark fly about 10mm long. He had large deep red eyes, a greenish thorax and a black bristly abdomen. His beautiful wings were narrow and he kept moving them as if paddling.

Habitat:

grasslands

Notes:

This fly is from the Family: Platystomatidae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jan 10, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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