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This pair shows how the male changes the angle of his palps to reflect the light and cause a "flashing light" appearance.

Last update: 25.07.06 12:47
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#1 | conopid on 29 July 2006 15:06:53
Great instructive shots. Thanks Tony.
#2 | John Carr on 30 October 2011 15:20:34
Some North American Chrysotus males have similar ornaments.
#3 | Sara21392 on 01 November 2011 03:47:17
Very nice pic. Smile
But what's that around of its mouthparts? Smile
So thanks in advance
#4 | Paul Beuk on 01 November 2011 11:25:19
They are just big, flashy palps.
#5 | Sara21392 on 03 November 2011 10:30:48
Thank you very much Paul! Smile
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