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Long Legged Fly

Dolichopodidae

Description- A small 4-9 mm fly, with narrow body.  Usually metallic hues of green, blue, copper, gold, and silver. They have very long slender legs.

Host Pests- Adults and larvae are predaceous on small insects.

Biology- Mouth parts are piercing and sucking. Found frequently in the  landscape.

 

 

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