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Fly  - Pyrgotella chagnoni - female

Fly - Pyrgotella chagnoni - Female
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
June 9, 2009
Size: 14mm

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Fly  - Pyrgotella chagnoni - female Fly  - Pyrgotella chagnoni - female Fly  - Pyrgotella chagnoni - female

Facinating Fly, Ilona!
I'm wondering how you got it to pose so nicely on the graph paper?

Not an energetic fly
It was rather slow-moving. I keep hoping to find another one but they don't seem to be too common. I know it was late in the day when I photographed this one so it may have also been cool. Lower temperatures help to slow these insects down.

Aha...I see.
I call those ones that stand still for you "cooperative" :-) They're the best, as far as minimizing a photographer's frustrations. Low temps definitely do help in that regard. Hope you get to see more.

Moved from Flies.

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