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Chyromyidae copulla?: Lauxaniidae
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Yesterday, 1500 mts, N. Spain
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It may be imagination, but I think I can make out dorsal preapical bristles on the legs, which would indicate these are not Chyromyidae. Also the female appears to have eversible glands on the abdomen, a feature that is known in the Lauxaniidae, but not (as far as I am aware) in the Chyromyidae.
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I also think Lauxaniidae.
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