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|Hermetia illucens, the black soldier fly, is a common and widespread fly of the family Stratiomyidae. Unlike many fly species neither the larvae nor adults are considered pests or vectors. Instead, black soldier fly larvae play a similar role to that of mushrooms as essential decomposers in breaking down organic substrates and returning nutrients to the soil/environment.|
Black soldier fly larvae (BSFL), are an excellent source of sustainable protein for aqua culture/ animal feed, pet and human nutrition. As the larvae have voracious appetites they can be used for composting household food scraps and agricultural waste products.
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- [2016-04-16 7:58]
Very beautiful macro of this Soldier Fly in superb sharpness and details. Beautiful natural metallic colors and a good choice of composition.
- [2016-04-16 8:27]
Hi Ram,very impressive macro of this small fly,nice decentralized composition and a very special sharpness despite the dark light,well done! Have a nice SUnday and thanks,Luciano
very nice picture with good sharpness and good details
thanks gr lou
Ciao Ram, lovely fly in a great macro, fine details, fantastic metallic colors andsplendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciso Silvio
Hi, Ram Thakur. This is an excellent macro shot of the black soldier fly and a well-balanced composition. Exposure, sharpness and colors especially of the metallic color of the fly which contrasts nicely with the leaf.