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Drosophilidae Fam Drosophila cf subobscura.
Jim Senn
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20 Apr 2021, Badem, RLP, Germany. ca. 3mm on my House Wall with pubescent arista.
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Drosophila subobscura, I reckon.

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Thanks for your help.
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