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Ephydridae > Paracoenia fumosa
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Posted on 23-04-2022 18:53

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Mid Sweden, April 21.
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Tony Irwin
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Paracoenia fumosa, I think. The golden face is likely to be a result of ageing. This happens in a number of species where the facial dusting physically changes as the fly gets older, and the face alters from a dull grey-brown to a golden colour.
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Thankyou very much Tony.
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