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Gold fly
Gordon Jar
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Posted on 15-09-2021 10:31

Location: East Sussex, England
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Found high on a garden fence running along a dark damp alley with various overhanging trees leading to woodland which gets little sun in south east England.

From what I can see of the wing veins there does appear to be a forked vein similar to that found in Sciaridae. The wing is dark and the shape also suggest to me possible Sciaridae but other than that cannot find anything to compare it to.

I'd be grateful for any suggestions.
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Gordon Jar
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Posted on 15-09-2021 10:32

Location: East Sussex, England
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2nd pic
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Edited by Gordon Jar on 15-09-2021 10:34
Jan Maca
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Posted on 15-09-2021 18:50

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Male cecdomyiid, according to antennal joints.
Gordon Jar
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Posted on 15-09-2021 21:02

Location: East Sussex, England
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Thank you very much Jan.
As a result of your comment I find that there is a previous thread which would appear to be the same species.,
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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"

31.05.21 08:37
You are correct, the copula also is phragmitidis. Corrected in the Gallery.

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