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Rhagio sp.; Snipe Fly; (shown with Carya ovata)   

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Rhagio sp.
Rhagio sp.
Snipe Fly
(shown with Carya ovata)
Photographer: Bruce Marlin

ID: 0000 0000 0605 0700 (2005-06-10)

Copyright © 2005 Cirrus Digital Imaging

  • date of photo  Jun 9, 2005
  • location   Winfield Mounds Forest Preserve (DuPage County, Illinois, US)
  • family Rhagionidae
  • order Diptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   These flies are also called 'down-looker' flies because they most frequently perch head down on tree trunks.
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Snipe Fly (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2005 Cirrus Digital Imaging. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Bruce Marlin bmarlin611[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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