Robber Fly

By: Samrat Sarkar

May 15 2016

Category: Insect

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Focal Length:40mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:NIKON D7000

The fly can be found almost everywhere if one opens one’s sight. They are true flies though found comparatively little in number than the other flies. They belongs to the Asilidae family under order Dipetera. The interesting fact lies in their feeding habit. They, generally, are carnivorous and feed on insects. Yes, it is the reason behind their such a name(‘robber’). They sit and wait and jump over prey when time comes.

This image is taken on the south-east bank of the Boisa Beel. Thanks for viewing. Have a good day.

Photographer: Arun Acharjee

attribution share-alike creative common license 3.0


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