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Family ID?->Lauxaniidae (Lauxania sp.)
guplox
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Posted on 07-05-2022 14:59
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A tiny fly with body length approx. 3mm, found near a stream in east China (Zhejiang province). What family could it possibly belong to? Thanks in advance!
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eklans
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Posted on 07-05-2022 15:04
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Hi, Lauxaniidae, I think. It should be Lauxania and if the antennae sit on a bump, it's L. minor.
https://diptera.i...d_id=95206
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
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Posted on 08-05-2022 00:34
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Great! Thank you, Eric, for the ID! TumbsUp It looks similar to Lauxania minor but with some minute differences( e.g. leg coloration)
 
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Posted on 08-05-2022 07:40
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Yes, minor's fore femora are black Smile
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
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