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Banana Stalk Fly

Telostylinus sp

Description:

Been watching this shy, active insect hopping around the flower bed, sucking the juice of the flower bud, and i decide to shoot some pictures for ID.

Habitat:

Amount flower bed. especially this Ginger family.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Banana Stalk Fly or Stilt-legged Fly
Telostylinus sp Neriidae


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29 Comments (1–25)

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 11 years ago

Thanks DarleneKBoggs and IsabelleFiers.

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 11 years ago

Amazing serie, Congrats !!

DarleneKBoggs
DarleneKBoggs 11 years ago

Beautiful photos of a very interesting "bug"

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 11 years ago

Thanks JohanHeyns.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 11 years ago

Amazing photos, Thanks for sharing!!!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 11 years ago

Thanks for all those who like this spotting.

JennytheTurtle
JennytheTurtle 11 years ago

wow, so fascinating :D

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 11 years ago

Lovely.

Blueidone
Blueidone 11 years ago

Amazing Series!!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Great series! Nice colour!

rutasandinas
rutasandinas 11 years ago

En la lucha de la supervivencia ;)

dedes
dedes 11 years ago

very stunning!

oxyjack
oxyjack 11 years ago

Wow.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 11 years ago

Amazing macro

Carolina
Carolina 12 years ago

Impressive!

Maria dB
Maria dB 12 years ago

Wow!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 12 years ago

And also NoelOrtega

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 12 years ago

Thanks SatyenMehta. Just trying to make the story complete.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 12 years ago

Thanks misako.hill

Wild Things
Wild Things 12 years ago

Fantastic series ShaumingLo.

misako
misako 12 years ago

great series!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 12 years ago

Thanks again Cindy.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

You're welcome! Amazing series. Call me Cindy :)

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 12 years ago

Thanks CindyBinghamLeiser, for the ID appreciate that.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

I believe it's Telostylinus angusticollis but the only online documentation I've seen so far is in Australia

ShaumingLo
Spotted by
ShaumingLo

Davao del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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