Robberfly and plume moth
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|Ommatius sp and plume moth.|
They are powerfully built, bristly flies with a short stout proboscis.
The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive predatory habits; they feed mainly on other insects and as a rule they wait in ambush and catch their prey in flight. The Asilidae are a family in the order Diptera, the true flies. The common name for members of the family is the robber flies. The Asilidae are cosmopolitan, with over 7000 described species.
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- [2016-02-05 9:00]
Hi Paulo,fantastic macro of this robberfly and its dinner,the best choice of point of view to understand what happens and impressive sharpness too,not easy! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
I like the way you give importance as well as on BG and composition. Well presentation of this Rubberfly's frontal pottion. Beautiful eyes details....
Thanks for sharing,
- [2016-02-05 12:20]
Excellent macro. Very dramatic scene shown in perfect details and color!
interesting diagonal composition
Paulo Great macro with good sharpness and good details
nice BG and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou