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Would this be a Sciomyzidae?
lynkos
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Posted on 17-12-2005 18:46
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Photographed yesterday, about 7 mm long, could it be a Sciomyzidae?

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Paul Beuk
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I think it is Suillia of the Heleomyzidae.
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Thanks Paul. At this moment, my eye slips to the left and I see "my" fly in the latest photo additions column and of course, it is a Suillia, how embarassing!!! Sarah
 
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Jan Willem
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Posted on 17-12-2005 23:01
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Well not embarrasing at all. It most certainly is a different species and the family Sciomyzidae has a lot of very different looking members. So I don't think suspecting your fly to be a sciomyzid is an embarresment.

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