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|Anthomyia sp (possibly pluvialis)|
Anthomyia is a genus of fly in the family Anthomyiidae.They commonly have conspicuous black-and-white patterning. This appears to be a mild form of aposematic coloration, though they do not appear to be distasteful unless they have eaten something offensive to the predator and have loaded their guts with it. They are very good pollinators and feed on several flowers. It is difficult the ID of species.
It is thought to 'dance' before rain, hence its scientific name. It breeds on rotting vegetation.
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very nice composition of this beautiful fly
good soft BG to
thanks gr lou
- [2016-03-04 8:59]
Hi Nikos,it's true,it's very difficult to find the correct name of this fly...i can't help but i like a lot the quality of your pic,a great macro from above very sharp and bright.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
- [2016-03-05 2:29]
Nice photo in a fine composition, good sharpness and beautiful natural colours.
- [2016-03-07 8:18]
Very nice macro of this fly,
nice composition and amazing colors.