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Hammerhead Fly - Themara hirtipes First time to see this kind of fly i.e. with the sideway extension on its head, giving it the look of &#039;Hammerhead&#039;.<br />
This one was attracted by light at night to the Park&#039;s building. Borneo,Fly,Hammerhead Fly,Malaysia,Sabah,Themara hirtipes Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Hammerhead Fly - Themara hirtipes

First time to see this kind of fly i.e. with the sideway extension on its head, giving it the look of 'Hammerhead'.
This one was attracted by light at night to the Park's building.

    comments (4)

  1. Our dear Lord and creator is a joker :o) Nice intro Albert! Cheers, Arp Posted 5 months ago
    1. Ha ha, there's many more oddities out there :D Posted 5 months ago
  2. Crazy! :-O! :-D Posted 5 months ago
    1. Yes, in a nice way :D Posted 5 months ago

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Themara hirtipes is a species of fruit fly from the family of Tephritidae.
They have the head elongated sideways with the eyes placed on the extensions.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Nov 10, 2018. Captured Oct 26, 2018 23:49.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm