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Posted on 28-02-2023 10:09

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Relatively large specimen about 4 mm. Forest soil, from emergence trap.
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One more much smaller. Is it possible to see Genus from these images?
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Posted on 28-02-2023 13:26
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Two different genera. If the first has hairs/setae on mesopleuron/anepisternum, then Chaetopleurophora, the second should be Megaselia.

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Posted on 28-02-2023 15:14

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Many thanks, Paul.
Probably I'll try to determine them further to species.Smile
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