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Sapromyza brachysoma Eye, Fly, Coventry, CT Sapromyza brachysoma, Fly, Coventry, CT 50X Magnification Sapromyza brachysoma,diptera,fly Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Sapromyza brachysoma Eye, Fly, Coventry, CT

Sapromyza brachysoma, Fly, Coventry, CT 50X Magnification

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  1. This is crazy awesome. In full screen mode each cell looks like a tadpole :) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Astounding detail and I feel shocked by what I'm seeing.

    Would love some details about your setup to get such magnification and keep the insect still. Are the two catchlights in each eye-lens a pair of flashes?
    Posted 4 years ago
  3. Astounding and unreal! Posted 4 years ago

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A small grey/brown fly with brilliant red compound eyes. Lauxaniidae are small flies (2-7 mm. in length). They are often rather plump, dull or partly lustrous flies. The body colour varies from yellow to brown or black, or with a combination of these colours.The head is variable in shape, the face projecting or retreating, convex, flat or concave usually without oral vibrissa (sometimes poorly developed, occasionally strong bristles near the vibrissal angle. ).The postvertical bristles converge.. more

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded May 2, 2015.