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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.

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#1 | conopid on 29 July 2006 16:06:53
Great instructive shots. Thanks Tony.
#2 | John Carr on 30 October 2011 16:20:34
Some North American Chrysotus males have similar ornaments.
#3 | Sara21392 on 01 November 2011 04:47:17
Very nice pic. Smile
But what's that around of its mouthparts? Smile
So thanks in advance
#4 | Paul Beuk on 01 November 2011 12:25:19
They are just big, flashy palps.
#5 | Sara21392 on 03 November 2011 11:30:48
Thank you very much Paul! Smile
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Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

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Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

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Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

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pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

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Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

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