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Is this Dasiops solivagus please? UK. Woodland. 11 May 2022.
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It is a lauxaniid.
 
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Hi Colin
A handy guide to separating Lonchaeidae from look-alikes can be found at
[mail]https://lonchaeidae.myspecies.info/node/2707[/mail]
Iain MacGowan
 
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Thanks Jan, Iain. I was completely fooled by the black knob on the haltere.
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It has an intra-alar bristle and dark halteres, so it is likely one of the dark-colored Minettia that we call the obscura group in America and I think go under the name Frendelia in Europe.
 
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Thanks John. Yes, Paul Beuk has confirmed via Facebook that it is Minettia longipennis.
 
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