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Marsh Flies Making Out (Sciomyzoidea)

Posted by
itchydogimages (Pu'er, China) on 16 September 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

This threatening-looking genus of flies are found around ponds and marshy areas as their larvae prey and parasitise aquatic snails and slugs. The adults themselves are nectar feeders.
Pu'er, Yunnan, China

SONY DSC-R1 1/200 second F/16.0 ISO 200 60 mm

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L'Angevine from Angers, France

l'attaque d'aliènes

16 Sep 2012 7:34am

dang from Atlanta, United States

Nice shot. Love those faces, looks like they're wearing gas masks.

16 Sep 2012 10:18am

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

such a nice photo
have a nice day

16 Sep 2012 11:44pm

jay from MUMBAI, India

:)

17 Sep 2012 9:10am

SONY DSC-R1
1/200 second
F/16.0
ISO 200
60 mm

insect
macro
china
fly
diptera
marsh