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Lipoptena mazamae Rondani - Lipoptena mazamae

Lipoptena mazamae Rondani - Lipoptena mazamae
Village of San Leanna (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
February 6, 2009
Size: ~ 3 mm body length
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2016

At UV lights in a small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy...

Saw this bizarre fly hopping on and off my black light sheet last night. Was only able to get this singular shot of the beast.


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