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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 8 years ago

Thanks DarleneKBoggs and IsabelleFiers.

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 8 years ago

Amazing serie, Congrats !!

DarleneKBoggs
DarleneKBoggs 8 years ago

Beautiful photos of a very interesting "bug"

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks JohanHeyns.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Amazing photos, Thanks for sharing!!!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks for all those who like this spotting.

JennytheTurtle
JennytheTurtle 8 years ago

wow, so fascinating :D

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

Lovely.

Blueidone
Blueidone 8 years ago

Amazing Series!!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Great series! Nice colour!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

En la lucha de la supervivencia ;)

dedes
dedes 8 years ago

very stunning!

oxyjack
oxyjack 8 years ago

Wow.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Amazing macro

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Impressive!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Wow!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

And also NoelOrtega

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks SatyenMehta. Just trying to make the story complete.

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks misako.hill

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Fantastic series ShaumingLo.

misako
misako 8 years ago

great series!

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks again Cindy.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

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

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks CindyBinghamLeiser, for the ID appreciate that.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 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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