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Black Long Legged Fly - Amblypsilopus sp.

Family Dolichopodidae

This page contains pictures and information about Black Long Legged Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 5mm
The colour of this medium size Long-legged Fly is dark Metallic-brown on greenish-blue. It front pair of legs are exceptionally long. 
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The Long-legged Fly has the wing vein M branched to M1 and M2, M1arc with elbow-shaped angle bend to apex. Vein  m-cu is straight.
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We found this fly resting on large tree trunk on Sep 2008 near the Lagoon in Karawatha Forest. 

7. The Australian Sciapodinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), with a review of the Oriental and Australasian faunas, and a world conspectus of the subfamily - Bickel, Daniel J. 1994, records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 21: 1-394 [174]. 

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Last updated: February 17, 2013.