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Old 07-06-2009, 06:43 PM   #1
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I found this fly underneath a potato leaf seemingly glued to the leaf. Any idea what would do this?
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Old 07-07-2009, 07:25 AM   #2
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I found this fly underneath a potato leaf seemingly glued to the leaf. Any idea what would do this?
This fly appears to be a victim of an entomopathogenic fungus. See Fly Fungus: Entomophthora muscae for more detailed information.
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Old 07-07-2009, 08:48 AM   #3
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Sometimes Nature is cruel.
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Old 07-07-2009, 08:51 AM   #4
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Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwww!
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Old 07-07-2009, 08:58 AM   #5
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Wow fascinating. Natures checks and balances in action.
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Old 07-07-2009, 09:54 AM   #6
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This fly appears to be a victim of an entomopathogenic fungus. See Fly Fungus: Entomophthora muscae for more detailed information.
So cool Thanks for the help!
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Old 07-13-2009, 11:13 AM   #7
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Really great photo. You captured the ew factor very well.
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