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panthophthalmus.jpg
2007.11.26 - Barro Colorado Island - PANAMA

ChrisR: original image here.

Last update: 12.05.09 00:17
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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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