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Family and genus? => Dolichopodidae sp.
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Posted on 14-05-2021 18:37

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14.5.21 in Jyväskylä, Finland
Edited by RamiP on 17-05-2021 17:42
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Thanks Paul
I have to ask Tadek.

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I got the answer:
Dear Raimo,
from your image is difficult to say even something about family.
It could be a member of Ephydridae, however usually leg spanning of shore flies are not so wide, so I would suggest other family.


So the problem is unsolved Frown
I try to take better pictures next time Wink

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From shape of antennae and wing venation I would then suggest Dolichopodidae.

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Thanks Paul

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