Long-Legged Fly

Heteropsilopus ingenuus (Erichson, 1842)

this is a small fly that has a thorax and body that are metallic greenish blue and the legs are pale olive green with black patterns on the wings

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What habitats does Heteropsilopus ingenuus live in?

Needs clarification some reports it feeds on aphids so would be seen around garden foliage

What is the distribution of Heteropsilopus ingenuus?

Southeastern Australia From QLD to SA including Tasmania

How big does Heteropsilopus ingenuus grow?

Can grow to around 5mm

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