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Very tiny fly --> Melanostoma cf. mellinum
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Posted on 28-07-2021 15:49

Location: Bavaria
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In Bavaria, July
Found this fly in my garden. Couldnt get near, I think its 3mm, and no other view possible.

I searched at Agromyzidae and Chloropidae.

Dennis attached the following image:

Edited by Dennis on 30-07-2021 08:58
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Posted on 28-07-2021 16:16
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I think you better transfer this to Syrphidae. THis is a female Syrphid.
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Posted on 28-07-2021 21:53
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Most likely Melanostoma mellinum.
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Posted on 30-07-2021 08:57

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Oh, I never thought about a Syrphidae here.
Thank you!

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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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