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2007.11.26 - Barro Colorado Island - PANAMA

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#1 | Maddin on 03 December 2007 20:47:10
Awesome! I love these flies but never caught one!Pfft
#2 | anto on 06 December 2007 11:48:03
Ufffffffffff, espectacular el tama?o y color de esta mosca...me he quedado impresionado.
#3 | jorgemotalmeida on 06 December 2007 15:20:24
translation Spanish to English Pfft -- "Ufffffffffff, spectacular size and the colour of this fly... I am very impressed! "
#4 | Nele on 08 December 2007 17:21:59
What a beautiful fly!
It really keeps up with the most popular insects like dragonflies or butterflies!

Greetings
Nele
#5 | jorgemotalmeida on 08 December 2007 22:41:44
Flies surpass all arthropods without doubts. Smile It is a question of taste. Pfft
#6 | Cesar on 09 December 2007 20:41:22
Hey Jorge congratulations for this great picture. This diptera family its rare in Mexico but undoubtly all species are awesome.

congratulations

C?sar
#7 | Nele on 11 December 2007 19:54:16
Hi Jorge,

you don't need to persuade me. Wink
I just put myself in "mainstream's" position. Smile

It is really beautiful! It has light blue balancers an the grey stripes on it's thorax appear like a pinstripe suit of a business man. It wears stylish yellow shoes and its wings look like fragile glass. Its abdomen owns all rainbow colors, but the colors are not too saturated. So it is far from being overdressed, cheap or kitschy.
Not to forget the beautiful "rest" of the fly. Wink

Greetings
Nele
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29.07.14 11:00
Borste = seta, bristle ; B├Ârstchen = setula, small bristle ; F├╝hlerborste = "antenna-bristle" = arista ; F├╝hlerglied = antennal segment.

28.07.14 16:54
a couple more is B├Ârstchen an old word for bristle? also F├╝hlerborste + F├╝hlergliedes Thanks

28.07.14 15:41
Thanks very much Stephane

26.07.14 15:17
gelbgrau best├Ąubt = yellow-gray dusted.

25.07.14 12:36
Can anyone help out with a translation please? dict gelbgrau best├Ąubt

27.06.14 14:05
Sometimes search bots cause heavy traffic, on occasion the site is being swapped by server requests, probably hackers trying to find an entry point to hack the server.

26.06.14 19:19
the site gets annoying slow. Something wrong ?

10.06.14 18:23
bibio

05.06.14 11:40
third of the posterior side - this is my translation ! Is this OK

05.06.14 11:40
Both the male and female have the typical Phaonia bristle on the apical

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