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Dolichopodidae ~ Hercostomus nigripennis [m]
Roger Thomason
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Any ideas on Genus/species would be appreciated. Found in a field by the River Dee in Cults, Aberdeen.
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Iain MacGowan
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Hercostomus nigripennis ??
Iain MacGowan
Roger Thomason
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Looks right to me Iain, thank you...


Igor Grichanov
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It is Hercostomus nigripennis
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