Curfew Captures

Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae)

Curfew Capture 1. Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae) On 24 March 2020, the Government of India ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, limiting movement of the entire population of India as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic in India. It was ordered after a 14-hour voluntary public curfew on 22 March, followed by enforcement of … Read more

Stratiomyidae Soldier Fly

Stratiomyidae Soldier Fly

I found this soldier fly resting on a leaf in my backyard. I was using Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM. The Canon Speedlite 580EX II, I was using was fitted with ExpoImaging Ray Flash Adapter. Unfortunately the shiny metallic body of the fly produced plenty of specular … Read more