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Physiphora alceae Fairly rare, small fly with beautifully striped eyes and the strangest rostrum... should try to get better images, but glaring sunlight and restless subject were not helpful today *rolleyes*<br />
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Jeroen has a much better image of this peculiar little fly here:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/40480/physiphora_alceae.html" title="Physiphora alceae"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2771/40480_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1603929610&Signature=wOZzg8baXksaEmEAqQ96PgCTXOI%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Physiphora alceae Physiphora alceae made with a reversed 20mm lens Geotagged,Netherlands,Physiphora alceae,Summer" /></a></figure> Brachycera,Diptera,Jane's,Physiphora,Physiphora alceae,Ulidiidae,Ulidiinae,Ulidiini Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Physiphora alceae

Fairly rare, small fly with beautifully striped eyes and the strangest rostrum... should try to get better images, but glaring sunlight and restless subject were not helpful today *rolleyes*

Jeroen has a much better image of this peculiar little fly here:

Physiphora alceae Physiphora alceae made with a reversed 20mm lens Geotagged,Netherlands,Physiphora alceae,Summer

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  1. It's a very decent image and very useful perspective! Posted 6 days ago

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''Physiphora alceae'' is a species of ulidiid or picture-winged fly in the genus ''Physiphora'' of the family Ulidiidae.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Sep 15, 2020.