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unknown Limoniidae => Gnophomyia tristissima ♀
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Posted on 27-06-2022 17:31

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Good evening,

Here are two pictures of a Limoniidae from 2022.06.02. I am not getting any further with the identification, and would appreciate help. Body length approx. 7 mm. Habitat: Shrubbery at the edge of sandy dry grassland in southwest Germany.

Thanks for the help.
Bembix attached the following image:

Edited by Bembix on 27-06-2022 23:22

many greetings
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2nd Picture
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many greetings
John Carr
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Posted on 27-06-2022 19:15
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Gnophomyia (pale halteres contrasting with dark body and wings, upturned ovipositor, vein R1 continues long past R2)
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Posted on 27-06-2022 23:21

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thanks John, I think it is Gnophomyia tristissima.

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