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Author:
Derek S. Sikes

Location:
1200 - 1400 m, Mt. Bratan

City:
Bedugul

State:
Bali

Country:
Indonesia

Caption:
Metallic long-legged fly with typical metallic sheen of the family. Family Dolichopodidae, subfamily Sciapodinae. These little beauties occur in North America although few people notice them - they are about 5mm long and very flighty - rarely sitting still long enough for a photo. They're predators and capture smaller flies on the wing.
 
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