Rhagionidae

Rhagionidae

A snipe fly (Rhagio scolopaceus) in the early morning. Rhagionidae are medium-to-large–sized flies with slender bodies and stilt-like legs. The mouthparts are adapted for piercing and many species are haematophagous as adults, while others are predatory on other insects.
Photo credit: Richard Bartz

Rhagionidae
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