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Family name? -> Sciaridae
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Posted on 07-05-2023 11:14

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Netherlands, 2023-05-06, forest

Certainly not the most inspiring pictures Smile I was thinking it might be one of Empididae (Empis), but believe the wing venation does not match?
Edited by smol on 07-05-2023 12:04
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The antennae are too long for Empididae - this is a black fungus gnat (Sciaridae)
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 07-05-2023 12:03

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Tony Irwin wrote:
The antennae are too long for Empididae - this is a black fungus gnat (Sciaridae)

Thank you! Never knew they came in this size.
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