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Tarantula Hawk Wasp Mimicking Mydas Fly (Protomydas coerulescens) A Mydas Fly on the mango tree last year. I had not noticed this insect until I was roughly six inches from it, at which point I marveled at its sheer size and then ran away. Animalia,Animals,Caribbean,Diptera,Flies,Insecta,Insects,Protomydas coerulescens,Tarantula Hawk Wasp Mimicking Mydas Fly,Trinidad and Tobago Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Tarantula Hawk Wasp Mimicking Mydas Fly (Protomydas coerulescens)

A Mydas Fly on the mango tree last year. I had not noticed this insect until I was roughly six inches from it, at which point I marveled at its sheer size and then ran away.

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  1. Hmmm, did I make a mistake here by identifying this as Protomydas coerulescens? Posted 19 days ago
    1. I hope not lol Posted 18 days ago
      1. Heh, ok! Posted 17 days ago

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Protomydas coerulescens is a mydas fly in the Protomydas genus.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Wesley Goorachan

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Uploaded May 26, 2021. Captured Jan 15, 2021 15:35.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/7.1
  • 1/790s
  • ISO3200
  • 600mm