Thursday, February 9, 2012

Longlegged Fly (Condylostylus occidentalis) in Sumatra Indonesia


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This Longlegged Fly (Condylostylus occidentalis) ia from the family of Dolichopodidae under Genus Condylostylus. The size of this Longlegged Fly is about 6 mm. This fly has green color all over the body and some black narrow band at the abdomen.

Scientific Classification

Phylum: Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class: Insecta - Insects
Order: Diptera - Flies
No Taxon: Orthorrhapha
Superfamily: Empidoidea
Family: Dolichopodidae - Longlegged Flies
Subfamily: Sciapodinae
Genus: Condylostylus
Species: C. occidentalis
Binomial nameCondylostylus occidentalis

Reference:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/480288/tree


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