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Stilt-legged Fly, Scipopus sp. (Micropezidae: Taeniapterinae)

Tiputini Forest Reserve, Prov. Orellana, Ecuador

Larvae of Scipopus species develop in decaying wood. The black, red-headed adults are distinctive. This female has a phoretic pseudoscorpion clamped to her left fore leg.
iNaturalist observation

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