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Long-legged Fly

Condylostylus sp

Description:

Dolichopodidae is a large family of flies, and species vary in their appearance and biology. In general, adult flies are medium to small, slender flies with green, blue or copper metallic colored bodies and long legs.

Notes:

Adults longlegged flies are predaceous, feeding primarily on small, soft-bodied arthropods and annelids, and are important natural enemies of pests in a variety of habitats including agroecosystems.

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2 Comments

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Now that is a beautiful fly!

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 8 years ago

Lovely take.. :-)

Chennai, India

Spotted on Jan 2, 2011
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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