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Pelecinobaccha (hover fly)

Pelecinobaccha costata

Description:

This purple and violet striped hover fly resembles a tiny dragonfly though with only two and six legs. It is only about a centimeter in length, but flies, darts and hovers just like a dragonfly.

Habitat:

Shrubbery

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Turks and Caicos Islands

Spotted on Jan 19, 2012
Submitted on Jan 19, 2012

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