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Dull-coloured Long-legged Flies - Subfamily Sympycninae

Family Dolichopodidae

This page contains pictures and information about Dull-coloured Long-legged Flies in Subfamily Sympycninae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Body length 4mm 
Those Long-legged Flies in subfamily Sympycninae are relatively small in size and dull-coloured. Not much is known about their life cycle. 

Grey Long-legged Fly
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? Chrysotimus or Syntormon sp., body length 4mm
This fly is semi-metallic greyish-green in colour. Pictures were taken on Dec 2007, Karawatha Forest near the Lagoon.
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1. Insects of Australia - CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p760.
2. Dolichopodidae - Graeme's Insects of Townsville, Australia.
3. Family DOLICHOPODIDAE - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory. 
4. On the Fly, The Interactive Atlas and Key to Australian Fly Families CD Rom - Hamilton, J. et al. 2006. Brisbane : CBIT & ABRS.
5. The Australian Sympycninae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae): Introduction and description of a new genus, Yumbera - Bickel D.J.. 1992, Invertebrate Taxonomy. (6): 1005-1017. 

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