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Tiny black fly (18.10.22)
Juergen Peters
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Posted on 20-10-2022 15:02
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this fly measured only 1.5-2 mm. On a rail over a small brook (northwest Germany). Could it be Drosophilidae? A dark Scaptomyza?
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Jan Maca
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cf. Psilopa?
Juergen Peters
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Posted on 21-10-2022 13:58
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Hello Jan,

Jan Maca wrote:
cf. Psilopa?

thanks, you may be right. But this fly seems more slender than all Psilopa I've seen so far.
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Juergen Peters
Borgholzhausen, Germany
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