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Ephydridae: Psilopa sp. ?
Jordi Clavell
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Posted on 15-04-2023 13:01
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Could someone help me to identify this Ephydridae?
The photo was made near Barcelona, Catalonia, on 02.11.2013.
Perhaps Psilopa sp.?
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Edited by Jordi Clavell on 15-04-2023 13:01
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 15-04-2023 15:57
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I think Psilopa is very likely, but I find it very difficult to distinguish the all-black species from photos
Tony Irwin
Jordi Clavell
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Posted on 16-04-2023 16:04
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Thank you very much, Tony!
Best wishes
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