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Druid Flies
Steve Crellin
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Does anyone know why the Clusiidae are known as druid flies?
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Tony Irwin
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From Tree of Life Web Project: "As adults are often encountered as solitary figures in old growth deciduous forests, they have been given the common name "druid flies"."
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Thanks Tony.
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