Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Raffles Museum Treasures: Stalk-eyed fly

Stalk-eyed fly (?Teleopsis quinqueguttata)
Collected from Bukit Timah, June 1985
Native to Singapore

This specimen was labelled as "Diopteris sp.", which is probably an error, as this name apparently doesn't exist.

Karthik's Journey: Stalk-eyed Fly
Pharyngula: The Lovely Stalk-eyed Fly
Female choice response to artificial selection on an
exaggerated male trait in a stalk-eyed fly

Teleopsis quinqueguttata
(Photo by spilopterus)