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housefly An experiment with a portrait of a housefly, sometimes you have to dare to try something. Geotagged,Housefly,Musca domestica,Netherlands,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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An experiment with a portrait of a housefly, sometimes you have to dare to try something.

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  1. A worthy experiment, I don't think I've ever seen a fly this close, the detail is bizarre! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you for the great compliment. I also have only the eye of the fly in my archive. This I will make suitable for Jungle Dragon and places him, I can already say that it just as much if not more detail.

      Regards, Mike
      Posted 2 years ago
      1. Looking forward to it :) Posted 2 years ago
  2. Amazing..! Great shot.
    Posted 2 years ago

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The housefly , ''Musca domestica'', is a fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha. It is believed to have evolved in the Cenozoic era, possibly in the Middle East, and has spread all over the world. It is the most common fly species found in habitations. Adult insects are grey to black with four dark longitudinal lines on the thorax, slightly hairy bodies and a single pair of membranous wings. They have red eyes, and the slightly larger female has these set further apart than the male.

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Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Mike van Harn
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By Mike van Harn

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Uploaded Sep 6, 2016. Captured Jun 14, 2016 12:16 in Slochter 12, 1654 KD Benningbroek, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • f/5.6
  • 15s
  • ISO100
  • 65mm