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Posted on 22-01-2008 07:36
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Hello,

Yet another Scathophaga sp. bubbling on the Spitzbergen on July 30th.
(Photo by Arjen (Natureview))
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/20070730_nordenskioldkysten_001.jpg
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One more, by Jean-Claude :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/drosophilidae_4.jpg
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Posted on 16-02-2008 08:10
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Hello,

One Ephrydidae by Morpha :
farm3.static.flickr.com/2186/2265631292_60e41a2b31.jpg
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Some shots of Calliphora sp. showing the colour range from colourless to dark coffee.
Had an interesting comment left on a flickr photo of this behaviour-
"Regurgitating aerates the semi-digested food and helps in oxidation processes. Speeds up digestion"
Hadn't considered aeration as a possibility.

brian V.

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What about a wasp (Polistes dominulus) heating up its meal?

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Hello,

Very fine picture !!
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Posted on 24-03-2008 21:54
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Hello,

Just another one, shown today on the main forum, by javanerkelens :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/dros.jpg
Edited by pierred on 24-03-2008 21:54
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Yet another one, by Rui Andrade :
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Another one, by Niek :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/phao.jpg
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Yet another one, by Anto, seen on the main forum :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/mosca-burbuja2.jpg
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A bubleblowing bee!

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Edited by LakeSide on 25-04-2008 09:03
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Hello,

Yes, we already had one wasp on the thread.
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Hello,

Yet another by Sundew.
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/coeno.jpg
Note the wonderful colour!
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Hello,

Yet another one by Rogerthomason :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/fly1a_1.jpg
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Bush crickets sometimes do it as well Smile

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an other one! Wink
www.galerie-insecte.org/galerie/image/dos36/big/img_1039.jpg
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Yet another one by Roger Thomason :
www.diptera.info/forum/attachments/a2cw.jpg
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This Green Lacewing was photographed in the middle of the night at Scatsta Airport on 29/07/08.
Not much sun about at 00.21 even in Shetland in July, so the heating-up of the bubble theory can be discounted I think.
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This little fly blew a bubble but couldn't swallow it again, so left it on the leaf. Sorry for poor picture quality....pre proper Macro Lense.
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Posted on 12-11-2008 09:31
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The little fly is Scaptomyza pallida, Drosophilidae.
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