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Flies in peril
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Posted on 10-10-2007 21:16
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This thread was prompted by Philippe Moniotte's photos in:

and there are further examples at:

and no doubt others.

The photos below show a male Tipula paludosa that had the misfortune to land in my pond (Buckinghamshire, UK), where it was promptly devoured by a gang of pond skaters Gerris gibbifer.

Not a nice way to goSad

(Hope I don't offend any dipterophiles with this rather tragic thread ...)

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Posted on 10-10-2007 21:23
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The end game ... Shock
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Posted on 10-10-2007 21:25
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Medetera jacula as prey of Drapetisca socialis ...
Edited by crex on 10-10-2007 21:28
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