Thread subject: :: Diptera Mimicry

Posted by Tony T on 23-09-2007 16:59

jorgemotalmeida wrote:
Sepsidae flies have an appearance similar to some ants.
But I think this is another case of convergent evolution. Am I right? Anybody contests this assumption? Thank you.

Anything that runs around on the ground or on leaves and looks like an aggressive venemous predator has my vote for a mimic.

See: Sepsidae > Australosepsis cf. niveipennis : HERE

Edited by Tony T on 23-09-2007 17:00