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Large black and red flying insect with long legs

Photographed in the low areas of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest - Oct 2017 and about 2cm in length.

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I'm having a difficult time pin-pointing the species, however, I'm fairly certain this true bug belongs to the genus Zelurus.

Zelurus sp.
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Z. variegatus
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Distribution

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Great answer from @Charles: I was still humming and hawing between a zelurus species and another of the zelus species such as the longpipe that has the distinct red colour. (I had to leave for a couple hours...) Like him, I was having trouble finding one that looked really similar. But I found one, labeled as the Zelurus Circumcintus:

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However, further research revealed that this is a fairly undocumented species. The only source I could find with pictures of a distinctly red one was Flickr, such as this one:

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I'm guessing it actually is the zelurus circumcintus, but I have yet to find any official sources that back me up.

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  • $\begingroup$ Zelurus species will be fine guys - brillient $\endgroup$ – BBM56 Nov 18 '17 at 8:35

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