Category: Diptera

Megaselia spiracularis emergence

The scuttle fly now reaches the next stage of its life cycle – to emerge from the pupal cases and become adults. Check out the emergence of female Megaselia spiracularis from their pupal cases!...

UKM Unibiodiversity 1/2020

I am now eager to learn about the identity of this robber fly (Asilidae) – (currently waiting for a book ordered from Amazon for my birthday!) I went for a hiking around UKM-MPOB estate...

My First Stalk-er!

I have finally found them! Stalk-eyed fly (Diptera: Diopsidae) from Far-far Away, Hulu Langat, Selangor. Interestingly, they were found mainly on red ginger leaves. Larvae of this group are mostly decomposers of dead plant...

Megaselia sp. (140419)

Megaselia sp. (140419)

Of the two phorids collected from the spider carcass, only one female was captured and preserved. This unknown species of Phoridae belongs to the giant genus of Megaselia. The sample is in Megaselia Group...