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Lonchaeidae? => Lonchaea cf. nitens
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Posted on 15-04-2022 17:28

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I think, this fly could be a Lonchaeidae. I found it on a hazelnut leaf on April 11 2022. I think it was around 4 mm.

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Edited by Cortmeyer on 16-04-2022 08:45
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Edited by Cortmeyer on 15-04-2022 17:30
Iain MacGowan
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Yes Lonchaeidae - looks like one of the early spring Lonchaea species with hairy eyes perhaps L. nitens ..... Iain
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Posted on 16-04-2022 08:41

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Thank You, Ian

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