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Unknown Opomyzidae or Sciomyzidae (?)
Leif G
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Posted on 19-09-2021 13:31

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From Egersund, Southwest Norway, September 19. Light trap for moths.
I was sure this would be easy, but no. Hopefully easy for experienced diptera hunters.
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Leif G
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Posted on 19-09-2021 13:32

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Leif G
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Posted on 19-09-2021 13:33

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Posted on 19-09-2021 13:44

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Leif, it's of the Lauxaniidae: Peplomyza litura.
Greetings, Eric
Leif G
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Posted on 19-09-2021 13:56

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This is excellent. Thank you so much Eric!

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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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