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Drosophila, obscura group. Male
Ray Perry
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Posted on 26-08-2021 06:35
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Family ID please, if possible?
Tiny, about 2mm, feeding on apple bait.
24th Aug. 2021.
Flensburg, N.Germany.

Many Thanks in advance!
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Edited by Ray Perry on 26-08-2021 21:49
Jan Maca
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Posted on 26-08-2021 18:26

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Little to be seen. Fortunately, the "sex combs" are visible on the right fore tarsus of the fly (in the 3rd photo). Thus it is a male of Drosophila, obscura group.
Ray Perry
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Posted on 14-09-2021 07:48
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Many Thanks Jan,

Best Regards
All my ID enquiries are now being posted on
Edited by Ray Perry on 14-09-2021 08:21
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23.09.21 15:29
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Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

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