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Opomyzidae - Geomyza tripunctata (Romania)
Alexandru Pintilioaie
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Posted on 17-10-2022 09:06

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Hello, this specimens was collected using Malaise trap in Romania in October 2022, on the Black Sea coast. It is a Geomyza species or something else? I can try to take more pictures if needed or provide the specimen for a closer examination of anyone is interested, just let me know.
Edited by Alexandru Pintilioaie on 10-11-2022 18:49
Jan Willem
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Posted on 19-10-2022 20:58
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Interesting one with this broad orange base of the abdomen. Could be either Geomyza tripunctata or G. nartshukae. Would be interesting to make sure which of the two it is.
Jan Willem van Zuijlen
Alexandru Pintilioaie
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Posted on 20-10-2022 11:36

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Thanks a lot for your comments. The fly is collected so if you want it I can send it to you for study, I am also interested what it is.
Jan Willem
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Posted on 22-10-2022 14:46
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See your private messages.
Jan Willem van Zuijlen
Alexandru Pintilioaie
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Posted on 10-11-2022 18:49

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The specimen was ID-ed as Geomyza tripunctata, thanks a lot for your help with this one!
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