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family Platystomatidae in India
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size 1cm.sitting on a leaf But it was alone and was not waving wings like typical sepsid flies. Also it was larger 2x then those I commonly see.
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Wing close up
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head close up
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Thank you Sir..
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Similar to Rivellia costalis Hendel, 1914, yet size about 1 cm too large...
While others can't climb, using infinite pains,
I, gravity turning to jest,
Ascend, with all ease, perpendicular planes,
Rough or smooth, just as pleases me best.
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