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small fly on garden pond ==> Hydrellia
RE Niks
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Posted on 19-08-2023 22:29
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This small fly walked over the water surface of my garden pond (NL). I found the green eyes and yellow metatarsi (leg 2 and 3) striking. Can anybody help me to determine the species or at least family?
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change the thread to: unknown shore fly
dr. A. J. Woznica, Institute of Environmental Biology, Wroclaw University of Environmental & Life Sciences
 
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Hydrellia?
 
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Yes, it's Hydrellia, but unable to say which species from this photo.
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Andrzej wrote:
change the thread to: unknown shore fly


I never considered my garden pond to be a shore. I adapt the thread, however.
 
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