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What a difference a day makes …

Here I just wanted to show you how Chrysoexorista spp. loose their colour almost over night. This first photos show how the Chrysoexorista looked a few hours after it had been removed from the malaise trap alcohol and the last … Continue reading

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Chrysoexorista sp. (Bolivia & Brazil)

This genus is one of my favourites, but from the rather drab greasy-looking colouration you might be forgiven for wondering why? However, their gorgeous metallic green colours only show in life or when freshly removed from alcohol – but when … Continue reading

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fg-taxon #77 (Chrysoexorista sp.)

This is possibly the most beautiful tachinid I have ever seen. The photos say it all! In this taxon the irredescent green colour comes from layers of dusting, rather than the usual duller, green-coloured pigments found in European genera, such … Continue reading

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