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small fly feeding on a water springtail
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Posted on 17-04-2021 14:02

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I have photographed two days ago this small fly (about 3mm long) feeding on a dead Podura aquatica (water springtail).
Any idea of the family/genus or species?
Loc. 20km west of Paris on the edge of a forest pond.
Thanks for any help!

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Hydrellia albilabris (Ephydridae)
Tony Irwin
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Quick and precise! Thank you very much Tony!

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