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Thick-headed Flies Mating

Physocephala tibialis

Description:

Family: Conopida. Genus: Physocephala. Length: 13 mm (.50 inches). Coloring: Blue/black and brown/red with large eyes. Mating. Wasp-mimics

Habitat:

Meadow


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13 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Incredible shot, well deserving of the SOTD you got..bravo!

Congratulations on the SOTD, Carol Snow Milne, great picture of this small creature. Thank you for sharing.

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 4 years ago

Great catch! Congrats with the SOTD!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

Congrats Carol! great SOTD!

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 4 years ago

Congratulations, Carol! Very interesting macro indeed. Thanks for sharing!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 4 years ago

Thanks so much! I must admit at first I thought they were circus wasps. HA! (U really surprised me with SOTD selection.)

Congratulations, Carol! Great spotting.

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 4 years ago

Congratulations!!!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 4 years ago

Fantastic spotting! Congratulations on the SOTD Carol

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 4 years ago

Nice! Congrats

Yasser
Yasser 4 years ago

Carol, congrats! This great snapshot has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing a great nature moment and thanks for all your contributions.

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Awesome spotting Carol,perfect shot,congrats and thanks for sharing

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

What a marvelous find! I love these wasp mimics. :-)

penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Aug 21, 2014
Submitted on Oct 6, 2014

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