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An interesting Tephritid fly

 
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Apr 02, 2016 02:00 |  #1

Spotted my first male Chetostoma cuvinerve the other day on a camellia leaf.
These flies have amazing facial bristles that the males use to engage in sumo wrestling contests.


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Apr 02, 2016 02:52 |  #2

Looks really fresh. Super pics of them, especially having the wrestling match lol

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Apr 02, 2016 15:59 |  #3

Great shots Brian, they look evenly matched in the wrestling bout.


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Apr 03, 2016 00:42 |  #4

LindaB wrote in post #17957900 (external link)
Looks really fresh. Super pics of them, especially having the wrestling match lol

Linda


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Great shots Brian, they look evenly matched in the wrestling bout.

Thanks for the comments Linda and George :)
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Apr 03, 2016 06:42 |  #5

Excellent set Brian.

Love the wrestling shot.


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BasAndrews wrote in post #17959021 (external link)
Excellent set Brian.

Love the wrestling shot.

Thanks Bas :)
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