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family for ID => Tanypeza
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Posted on 08-06-2021 18:54

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Is it possible to identify family/genus of this small fly by such foto? Found in the garden in June. Transcarpathion region of Ukraine
basileus attached the following image:

Edited by basileus on 09-06-2021 15:02
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John Carr wrote:

This is interesting! Thank you John.
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Tanypeza, indeed.

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Paul Beuk wrote:
Tanypeza, indeed.

Thank you Paul!
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You might find the information at this link informative:
I would appreciate date and Lat/Long coordinates if you can please
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Darwyn Sumner wrote:
You might find the information at this link informative:
I would appreciate date and Lat/Long coordinates if you can please

Good day! I found in RG your atlas of Europe, according to which this species of fly is not found in Ukraine.
You can see the coordinates of the find here in the Ukrainian database on biodiversity:

Can you say for sure what it is Tanypeza longimana?
Edited by basileus on 12-06-2021 17:12
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