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Anthomyiidae > Pegomya geniculata (?)
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Posted on 16-01-2022 18:36

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Mid Sweden, September 19 2019.
Raimo attached the following image:

Edited by Raimo on 18-01-2022 17:18
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Posted on 16-01-2022 18:45

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Hi Raimo, I think it could be a female Thricops diaphanus - but I'm not sure, as usually it should have a completely black EDIT: frontal vitta (was parafrontalia).
Edited by eklans on 17-01-2022 09:54
Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 16-01-2022 20:54

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My initial guess also Eric, but I could not find any photo of one with this yellow there.
Edited by Raimo on 16-01-2022 20:55
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Posted on 17-01-2022 10:15

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I've looked at the image again and firstly, my mistake: it's the frontal vitta which is black and yellow! But secondly, I saw that the fly has 2 pairs of inclinate frontal setae which qualifies it as a Thricops. There's no other completely yellow Thricops, so T. diaphanus seems to be the right ID. Perhaps it's a partly teneral one.
Greetings, Eric
Roger Thomason
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Posted on 17-01-2022 10:52
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It "Looks very similar to" a Pegomya geniculata ...
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Posted on 17-01-2022 11:24

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Thanks a lot, Roger! Pegomya geniculata is a very good option! TumbsUp
Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 18-01-2022 17:16

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Thanks Roger and Eric. These families are easy to mix up.
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