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Photo#178707
I can't believe it's a fly - Braula coeca

I can't believe it's a fly - Braula coeca
Size: ~1.2 mm
Collected in Messina, Sicily, Italy during Jan.-Feb. 1955 by M. A. Alber. The specimen belongs to NC State Insect Museum.
Image taken using Dr. Andy Deans's EntoVision imaging system at the NC State Insect Museum.
The validity of using a non-nearctic specimen of a species that is otherwise found in North America is discussed here: 177060

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I can't believe it's a fly - Braula coeca I can't believe it's a fly - Braula coeca I can't believe it's a fly - Braula coeca

wow
just wow. Amazing insect.

Keith, great that you posted
Keith, great that you posted this alien... it is a cool one...

Sweet!
Gotta love those wacky little wingless flies. Thanks for posting it.

Moved
Moved from Bee lice.

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