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Old green eyes
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Posted on 06-01-2006 18:47

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This is a new one to me. Not a marvellous photo as it was one of those one shot and away it goes jobs!
Rome, Italy - 3 mm

Thanks, Sarah
Edited by lynkos on 06-01-2006 18:49
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 06-01-2006 20:54
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Definitely Ephydridae. Kahis can probably be more precise. Smile

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Posted on 06-01-2006 23:48
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Paul Beuk wrote:
Definitely Ephydridae. Kahis can probably be more precise. Smile

I canGrin

It belongs to Hydrellia, the largest and most difficult genus of European Ephydridae.
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Posted on 07-01-2006 09:23

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Genus level is already a triumph for me. Thanks Kahis! Sarah
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