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Chamaepsila limbatella (was Piophilidae or Psilidae?)
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Posted on 01-09-2022 15:43

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Body 3 mm. Have many more pictures from other days.
Photo from 22 August 2022 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ă…ngermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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Edited by kurt on 25-09-2022 15:08
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Tony Irwin
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A lateral view would be useful, but I think Chamaepsila
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Posted on 02-09-2022 18:40

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Thanks for your answer Tony

Head shape of this Chamaepsila seems different from fly in this thread.
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Jocelyn Claude
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Posted on 23-09-2022 09:32

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Your specimen appears to be Chamaepsila limbatella (Zetterstedt, 1847)
I can't see if it's a male, didn't you keep it?
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Posted on 25-09-2022 15:09

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Thanks to Tony and Joselyn
Kurt Holmqvist
Jocelyn Claude
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Posted on 27-09-2022 12:40

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This species is not known from Sweden (, it must be published Wink
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