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Challenging the cold, Scathophagidae?
lynkos
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Posted on 23-11-2005 17:42
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Under leaden skies with temperatures near zero, I decided to test Nikita's theory that diptera are an order for all-seasons. And in fact, the only creatures with the courage to move were the flies. Could this one possibly be Scathophagidae?

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Photographed near Rome, Italy, 23-11-2005.

Thanks, Sarah
Edited by lynkos on 23-11-2005 17:43
 
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Posted on 23-11-2005 21:26
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Yes, definitely Scathophaga
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Posted on 24-11-2005 06:36
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Wow, that's two I got right Shock, thanks Kahis, Sarah
 
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