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Photo#419006
kelp fly - Coelopa frigida

kelp fly - Coelopa frigida
Bass Beach, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
June 26, 2010
I had five goals that day:
1. Catch lots of crabs (I don't keep them I catch them for fun and let them go)
2. Photograph a kelp fly
3. Photograph a sand flea
4. Photograph marine springtails
5. Photograph a maritime earwig

Goal #2. Check.
It released some sort of fluid you can see on my hand. I didn't think flies could reflex bleed.

Moved
Moved from Flies. Only one species of the family in New Hampshire. The name frigida is apparently used now. It was once gravis.

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