The adult Hangingflies have two pairs of wings, long spindly legs, and claws for gripping. They have biting and chewing mouthparts at end of a beak-like structure on the head, and good vision with their compound eyes. Both larvae and adult live in moist environments, such as marshes and soaks. When hunting they use their forelegs to hang from low vegetation, and capture small passing insects with their hind-legs. Their flexible claws will snap tight to hold a small insect.
MapsAranda Bushland Black Mountain Bluetts Block Area Bullen Range Callum Brae Farrer Ridge Federal Golf Course Goorooyarroo Hall Cemetery Isaacs Ridge Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Jedbinbilla Kosciuszko National Park Kuringa Woodlands Lower Molonglo Molonglo River Reserve Mount Jerrabomberra Mount Majura Mount Mugga Mugga Mount Painter Mount Taylor Namadgi National Park Pine Island to Point Hut Piney Ridge Point Hut to Tharwa Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Red Hill Nature Reserve Rob Roy Range Rugosa at Yass River Stranger Pond The Pinnacle Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Tinderry Mountains Tuggeranong Hill Wanniassa Hill Woodstock Nature Reserve
PlacesActon, ACT Aranda, ACT Belconnen, ACT Bimberi, NSW Bonython, ACT Booth, ACT Brindabella, ACT Bruce, ACT Canberra Central, ACT Carwoola, NSW Conder, ACT Cook, ACT Cotter River, ACT Denman Prospect, ACT Downer, ACT Dunlop, ACT Farrer, ACT Forde, ACT Fraser, ACT Greenway, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Hall, ACT Hawker, ACT Holt, ACT Hughes, ACT Jacka, ACT Jerrabomberra, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kambah, ACT Molonglo Valley, ACT Mount Clear, ACT Murrumbateman, NSW Paddys River, ACT Red Hill, ACT Rendezvous Creek, ACT Stromlo, ACT Symonston, ACT Tennent, ACT Theodore, ACT Throsby, ACT Tinderry, NSW Tuggeranong DC, ACT Watson, ACT Yass River, NSW
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