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Anthomyia pluvialis - a touch of colour
lynkos
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Posted on 06-01-2006 18:31
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I'm pretty sure this is Anthomyia pluvialis. I'm posting it partly for confirmation, but above all to share with you all this wonderful splash of colour in mid winter. The fruit is the strawberry tree, Arbutus unedo.

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Kahis
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Posted on 06-01-2006 23:55
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Hi!

Thanks for the colorful pic, the outside world is pretty much black, blue & white here in Finland for now. Fortunately the winter brings not only cold and darknesss but also snow and thus snowsportsCool Kiteskiing rules, highly recommended if you have a chance to try!

Back to the fly, it is Anthomyia as you know. There are at least a few species with this particular color pattern in Italy.
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Posted on 07-01-2006 09:26
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Well actually in a lot of other parts of Italy it's black, blue and white as well at the moment, we're just so lucky with the climate here. There is always something flowering or fruiting. Never heard of kiteskiing! Here I suppose the equivalent is kiteboarding on the sea, Sarah
 
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Hello,

Even when it's black, blue and white you can take pictures of flies.
I saw several species last week walking around in the snow.

Ben
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lynkos
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Posted on 07-01-2006 17:42
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What courage! But then, that's one of the reasons I'm getting enthusiastic about the Diptera (the other principal reason being you guys of course). Sarah
 
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