Diaphorine Long-legged Fly

Diaphorinae, near Achradocera or Chysotus, Diaphorinae


Family: Dolichopodidae

Subfamily: Diaphorinae

Length: pictured fly measured 2.7 mm to the apex of the wing


This fly is in genus Achradocera or genus Chrysotus. The former was previously treated as a subspecies of Chrysotus. Brown et al. (2009) listed twelve species of Achradocera in the Neotropics.

Photo location: Boquete, montane forest, Chiriquí province, Panama.

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