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Thai fly with yellow banded red eyes
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Posted on 19-04-2017 15:52
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It is a real pity that my focusing abilities have let me down when picturing this beautiful creature. Any suggestions as to its family or genus?
Lauxaniidae perhaps?
Location/date: Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, Jan. 2017
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frontal view
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Platystomatidae
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
 
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Yes, I see it now. Thanks for the id.
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It looks very similar to Scholastes cinctus.
 
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