Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 7

· Members Online: 1

· Total Members: 4,769
· Newest Member: Drosomad
Forum Threads
Newest Threads
· Psychoda
· Any ID possible?
· Scathophagidae
· fly
· Chironomidae
Hottest Threads
· Portraits of amat... [338]
· Fly bubble blowing [172]
· Ariasella lusitan... [105]
· Pinning flies and... [94]
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· RamiPOnline
· Lothar Schuh< 5 mins
· Reimund Ley00:31:33
· weia00:51:36
· lisharris00:56:26
· John Carr01:25:50
· Carnifex01:53:22
· Tony Irwin01:57:52
· dsuarez02:09:22
· Zeegers02:11:30
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Chymomyza amoena --> confirmed
Volker Achterberg
#1 Print Post
Posted on 26-11-2021 16:30

Location: northern Germany, Hamburg
Posts: 158
Joined: 03.03.21

date: 24 Nov. 2021; location: in Hamburg, Germany; late evening at the wall inside of my flat; flat is in a house with small garden and close to a park;
macro photos with flash light; size about 3 mm;
Chymomyza amoena?
Thanks for any ID comments!
Best regards, Volker
Volker Achterberg attached the following image:

Edited by Volker Achterberg on 26-11-2021 16:58
Volker Achterberg
#2 Print Post
Posted on 26-11-2021 16:33

Location: northern Germany, Hamburg
Posts: 158
Joined: 03.03.21

2nd picture
Volker Achterberg attached the following image:

Jan Maca
#3 Print Post
Posted on 26-11-2021 16:45

Posts: 807
Joined: 25.03.10

Certainly it is C. amoena. From my experience it is now one of the commonest drosophilids in Central Europe (at least in Bohemia).
Volker Achterberg
#4 Print Post
Posted on 26-11-2021 17:01

Location: northern Germany, Hamburg
Posts: 158
Joined: 03.03.21

Thanks a lot, Jan, for ID confirmation!
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Chymomyza (Drosophilidae) ..... what? Diptera (adults) 5 06-06-2022 18:31
Tephritidae: Capitites ramulosa? Yes, confirmed by Valery Korneyev Diptera (adults) 5 29-05-2022 17:26
Temnostoma apiforme? <= confirmed Syrphidae 3 29-05-2022 11:55
Stratiomyidae: Chloromyia formosa male? -- confirmed Diptera (adults) 6 24-05-2022 20:16
Dolichopodidae - Neurigona quadrifasciata? --> confirmed Diptera (adults) 3 24-05-2022 18:16
Date and time
28 June 2022 13:17


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Please, help to make
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download

Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
You must login to post a message.

19.06.22 07:42
I can not post an image - I do all right - dont know what to do! Gunther

24.05.22 11:28
Hi! would anyone be able to send on a scan of Delia sanctijacobi redescription from: GRIFFITHS, G.C.D. 1993. Anthomyiidae [part]. In: Flies of the Nearctic Region, 8(2), 10. Thank you!

18.05.22 16:26
Delay, alas, due to Covid related issues. But it will be published !!

18.05.22 16:26
Publication of the English translation of the Fieldguide to Homeodactyla of northwest Europe is due September

14.05.22 07:24
Hi, 3 threads in Eggs, etc should be in adults - possible to change please?

13.04.22 07:52

12.04.22 07:41
cant attach picture to post in forum, what do I do wrong? Sorry Novice question ...

09.01.22 16:56
Hello, I'm looking for literature on chironomid larvae that are able to survive after being entrapped in ice for at least several days . So far I've only found literature on Eretmoptera murphy

11.12.21 16:10
Dematoneura in the gallery should be DeSmatoneura

23.09.21 14:29
All sorted.

Render time: 1.31 seconds | 166,068,943 unique visits