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Rhamphomyia cf. nigripennis
Ray Perry
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Posted on 25-05-2022 04:59
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Unfortunately only this very poor image.
Seen flying in a fairly dense dark hedge, next to a stream, in an area where there were comparatively many other insects. It looked a bit like a small black mosquito. Estimated size 4-5mm.
22nd May @ 12.23
54.755256 N, 9.421699 E
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Edited by Ray Perry on 25-05-2022 10:02
Tony Irwin
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Rhamphomyia nigripennis or close?
Tony Irwin
Ray Perry
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Many Thanks Tony
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