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  Stilt-legged Flies

 

Vietnam

A male and somewhat larger female Stilt-legged Fly, probably of the genus Taeniaptera trivittata. In Thai, species in this family are called malaeng wan klaay mot, meaning ‘ant-like fly’.

 

Note that the legs of the smaller male are of a lighter, more brownish colour. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

  Stilt-legged Flies