Longlegged Flies (Condylostylus mundus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Longlegged Flies (Condylostylus mundus)

These members of diptera are very tiny but you can’t miss that bright blue iridescent color.

beneficial: Longlegged flies are predatory in both larval and adult stages. larvae of some can mine stems of grass.

Diet: insects

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/100

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba leaf

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