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Ephydridae - Scatella sp.
Clive Lau
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Posted on 29-03-2023 12:57

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Location: Hok Tau, Hong Kong
Date: 28.iii.2023
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Edited by Clive Lau on 29-03-2023 14:45
Clive Lau
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Head, wing, Lateral Views
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Roger Thomason
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No idea which Ephydrids you get in HK, but it looks like Scatella tenuicosta Ephydridae.


Edited by Roger Thomason on 29-03-2023 13:51
Clive Lau
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Thank you Roger. We have records of Scatella stagnalis in HK. S. tenuicosta has also been reported in mainland China but is yet to be confirmed to be here.
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