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tiny fly for id. 3mm
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india.
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Sepsidoscinis maculipennis Hendel, 1914 (Chloropidae). See the original description (Annls hist.-nat. Mus. nat. hung. 12: 247-248); also Mlynarek, 2018 (Zootaxa 4471 (1): 001-036, Figs 50-55, 57), Manual of Afrotropical Diptera, Vol. 3, 2021, Fig. 97
Edited by Dmitry Gavryushin on 03-12-2021 12:02
While others can't climb, using infinite pains,
I, gravity turning to jest,
Ascend, with all ease, perpendicular planes,
Rough or smooth, just as pleases me best.
 
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Good images from Taiwan (Hsinchu County, Emei Township, Liuliao Historic Trail) here: https://www.inatu.../105061242
While others can't climb, using infinite pains,
I, gravity turning to jest,
Ascend, with all ease, perpendicular planes,
Rough or smooth, just as pleases me best.
 
Dmitry Gavryushin
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That's apparently what is identified as a sepsid fly approaching the prey of a feeding thomisid spider and flollowing salticid spiders, photographed in Karnataka (India): Hill et al., 2020 - Kleptoparasitic flies and jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) - Peckhamia 202.1, 1-7, Figs 2.2, 5; https://peckhamia..._202.1.pdf
While others can't climb, using infinite pains,
I, gravity turning to jest,
Ascend, with all ease, perpendicular planes,
Rough or smooth, just as pleases me best.
 
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Posted on 24-02-2022 09:51
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Thank you Dmitry for this interesting article link! I asked for ID of this fly in our forum too (https://diptera.i..._id=104960). It's really interesting that this fly is actually kleptoparasitic. Smile
 
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