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unknown fly
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Posted on 01-12-2021 20:40

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Good evening,

here are a few pictures of an unknown fly from June 30, 2021. Size approx. 6 mm. Found on a dry sand lawn in Germany.

Thanks for the help.
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Posted on 01-12-2021 20:42

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Posted on 01-12-2021 20:43

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Posted on 01-12-2021 22:31

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi, I've tried to look behind the teardrops and think, it could be a Gonia cf. picea, Tachinidae.
Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 02-12-2021 16:23

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Hello Eric,

this looks very good. Thanks for the help.

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