Dung fly details

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Wim van Egmond
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Dung fly details

Post by Wim van Egmond »

This is a crop from the stack of the dung fly to show the wing base and all the sensory hairs and strange details.



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Post by beetleman »

Super detail there Wim...is this considered the armpit of the fly :wink: I wonder if the feathery appendage senses air movement???? You have a great shot of the halteres ( the spoon Like thing lower left)
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Post by DaveW »

Maybe they are just airbrakes for short landings!


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