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Real cactus fly!!!
jorgemotalmeida
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Posted on 14-08-2006 01:47
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Hi

I saw this one great photo on net and I think this is a must so I think to show here. This is really a cactus fly! Smile Impressive!

Taken on 1 Jan 2004 somewhere in Equador - anonymous photo?

But it is curious to see this tachinidae fly. If genus possible to determine, it would be great. Wink


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Edited by Paul Beuk on 14-08-2006 07:39
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/superegnum
Zeegers
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Posted on 14-08-2006 15:23
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A member of the tribe Tachinini, which are very well represented in the New World.
Ask Monty Wood, Guelph, Canada, if you still want to proceed to generic level.


Theo Zeegers
 
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