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Cool fly - Paralimna punctipennis

Cool fly - Paralimna punctipennis
Wright Brothers Memorial in Kittyhawk, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
July 11, 2007

Moved from Flies.

This has been ID'd
on as Paralimna punctipennis (Wiedemann). Thanks to Paul Beuk and Wayne Mathis, a North American Ephydrid specialist, for the ID. Wayne said:

"Nice shot of Paralimna punctipennis(Wiedemann), which is a fairly common species here in eastern North America. Nice photo."

Thanks guys!

really cool!
really cool!

my memory card had just corrupted, so I was sad, but I got a new one out when I saw this guy! It made me forget my tragedy for a little bit. Interesting insect. Probably the coolest fly I've seen.

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