Image: Long-legged Fly Eating a Fruitfly - Roz Batten

Long-legged Fly Eating a Fruitfly - Roz Batten

Long-legged flies are members of the Order Diptera (true flies) and the family Dolichopodidae. They eat pests like fruit flies, as shown in the photograph, and spider mites. This one measuring approximately 3mm is consuming a fruit fly.

Photographer:
Roz Batten
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© Roz Batten

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