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hangingfly

[hang-ing-flahy] /ˈhæŋ ɪŋˌflaɪ/
noun, plural hangingflies.
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a small, long-legged scorpionfly of the family Bittacidae, resembling the crane fly but having four wings rather than two and hanging from leaves or twigs by the front or middle legs while using the hind legs to seize prey, mostly small flies.
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