All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Hangingfly</strong>
<em>Bittacus</em> sp. / order: Mecoptera
Oak Ridge, TN
June 2008

I photographed this insect through a petri dish at science camp. Some insects just don't like to pose for pictures, so I have to "help" them out a bit! :...
Hangingfly
Bittacus sp. / order: Mecoptera
Oak Ridge, TN
June 2008

I photographed this insect through a petri dish at science camp. Some insects just don't like to pose for pictures, so I have to "help" them out a bit! :)Although it looks a lot like a cranefly, take note that it has 4 wings, so it isn't a fly at all.

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