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Author:
Derek S. Sikes

Location:
1200 - 1400 m, Mt. Bratan

City:
Bedugul, Mt. Bratan

State:
Bali

Country:
Indonesia

Caption:
A fly that has been killed by an entomophagous (literally, insect-eating) fungus. These fungi specialize on their host insects, often changing the behavior of their hosts prior to killing them. The fungus somehow influences the insect to move to a location favorable to the dispersal of fungal spores prior to killing the insect.
 
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