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Black fly, half black wings
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Posted on 19-04-2023 22:20

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I thought it could be Kirbya moerens, but it looks a bit different to that one which had been determined that way some months ago (

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Posted on 19-04-2023 23:50
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I think it's Nyctia halterata Sarcophagidae.
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Posted on 20-04-2023 07:02

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Thank you, that looks good. According to photos of the species it should be a male.

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