I'm from Kochi, India (southern part of India). I found this bug inside my house , it was about a centimeter long . But how can such an hybrid be possible. (It was raining before I found it).

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This is a long-legged fly (Condylostylus spp). Unfortunately your image is not sharp enough to give a specific species. See this post of another Indian fly that is virtually identical to yours: https://www.jungledragon.com/image/13762/long-legged_fly_-_condylostylus_spp.html

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks for your answer. However, Your post does not provide enough evidence /support for you to definitively claim the genus of the OP's specimen. Please consider explaining why you think this is the correct genus. $\endgroup$ Commented Nov 22, 2020 at 15:42
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    $\begingroup$ The OP and many other visitors will likely see your post and consider it fact. This is insincere given that it appears (based on what evidence you provide here) that you simply did a Google image search. The picture you link to is from a photography website with no evidence of taxonomic expertise. (It seems to just be amateur photographers tagging their own photos). Much more convincing and reputable sources exist and should be used as support if you truly feel confident in your answer. Again, please consider updating to strengthen your answer. Thank you $\endgroup$ Commented Nov 22, 2020 at 15:47

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