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Dolichopodid Fly - Condylostylus longicornis - female

Dolichopodid Fly - Condylostylus longicornis - Female
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
July 15, 2014
Size: 6mm
Dolichopodid Flies or known as Long-legged Flies come in many varieties, but in my yard where I took this picture, this species is metallic green and reflects yellow highlights. It is sitting on my squash leaf and in its mouth is a Fruit Fly. It also eats aphids and other larvae. So, it’s a welcome insect in my garden.

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