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Photo#273583
Chrysops - Chrysops abatus - female

Chrysops - Chrysops abatus - Female
Pearl River County, Mississippi, USA
May 8, 2009
Size: 8mm BL

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Chrysops - Chrysops abatus - female Chrysops - Chrysops abatus - female Chrysops - Chrysops abatus - female

Moved
Moved from Chrysops.

Could be abatus
Possibly Chrysops abatus but it doesn't key to abatus unless you pretend the yellow stripe on the face is longer.

neat image
That's a great shot of the colorful compound eyes.
Curious, are you cooling these guys down and setting them up on a lightbox? I like the results you're getting. It's different.

 
Try setting them on white typing paper with a clear plastic
disposable bowl over the top with cutout on top and side,you get some
bounce on your flash for the overhead shot, I also use a clear plastic
vial for side shot and front,its easy to brighten them up with a white background with no shadows.

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