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Elachiptera? Which species? --> Chamaepsila
RE Niks
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I found several specimens of this fly in my Ligustrum hedge in my garden in N Netherlands. Is it Elachiptera? If zo, which species? I estimate its length between 2 and 3 mm.
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Side view. I have more pictures, in case a relevant detail is not visible here.
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Dorsal view
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Psilidae, Chamaepsila sp.
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Thanks to both of you! Any chance to determine the species? Any distinctive trait needed to verify for that?
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