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Author:
Derek S. Sikes

Location:
1200 - 1400 m, Mt. Bratan

City:
Bedugul, Mt. Bratan

State:
Bali

Country:
Indonesia

Caption:
Stalk eyed fly - family Diopsidae, genus Teleopsis (?). I was fascinated by these flies, which were abundant on this trail. I'd never seen so many. Males would guard a handful of leaves, scaring off rival males that would enter their territory.
 
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