Bombylid #2 (Lepidophora cf. acroleuca)

Bombylid #2 (Lepidophora cf. acroleuca)
This is the first bombylid from the second batch of French Guianan flies. It is most remarkable for being covered in scales and at first glance it looked quite similar to some large mosquitos! David Gibbs has provided a tentative identification of Lepidophora cf. acroleuca (female) but very little work has been done in French ...

Bombylid #1

Bombylid #1
This is a bombylid taken from the first French Guianan batch. This specimen has been donated to David Gibbs.