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Dark fly, thorax with white stripes -> Graphomya maculata, male
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Posted on 15-04-2023 23:27

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which fly is this?

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Germany, North-Rhine Westphalia, Mülheim, August 13th, 2021
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Edited by Karola on 16-04-2023 18:23
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Thank you. So probably Graphomya maculata (male).
Edited by Karola on 16-04-2023 11:05
Juergen Peters
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Karola wrote:
So probably Graphomya maculata (male).

Definitely (G. minor is not regarded as a valid species anymore).
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Juergen Peters
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Thank you, Jürgen.

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