Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 19

· Members Online: 1
blaauw7

· Total Members: 4,962
· Newest Member: markodraisma
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· blaauw7Online
· BartNap03:27:45
· Juergen Peters04:09:08
· nowaytofly04:28:56
· binturong05:13:51
· John Schneider06:07:00
· weia06:31:35
· ukursawe07:51:35
· Svavar08:19:38
· evdb08:23:15
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread
Diptera.info :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Tiny Ceratopgonidae (Forcipomyia?)
weia
#1 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 11:36
Member

Location:
Posts: 389
Joined: 11.07.11

Likely a female Forcipomyia, but not sure. I found it dead, wing width is only 0.61mm, so very small. Are there maybe keys with wing pictures? Netherlands.
weia attached the following image:


[236.92Kb]
Edited by weia on 01-11-2023 11:44
 
John Carr
#2 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 15:44
User Avatar

Member

Location: Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 9933
Joined: 22.10.10

I agree with Forcipomyia. I can not help with species ID.

Wing patterns in Forcipomyia are rarely distinctive. Most species have uniformly colored wings or a pale spot at the tip of R1.
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31715949@N00
weia
#3 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 20:11
Member

Location:
Posts: 389
Joined: 11.07.11

OK, thanks. Maybe wing width/length could help to exclude some species, but not all.
 
John Carr
#4 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 20:13
User Avatar

Member

Location: Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 9933
Joined: 22.10.10

The ratio of lengths of the first two tarsomeres of the hind leg is helpful in distinguishing subgenera. The first tarsomere tends to be shorter in subgenus Forcipomyia than in other subgenera.
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31715949@N00
weia
#5 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 20:31
Member

Location:
Posts: 389
Joined: 11.07.11

I don't think that is visible in this picture...
weia attached the following image:


[164.7Kb]
Edited by weia on 01-11-2023 20:31
 
John Carr
#6 Print Post
Posted on 01-11-2023 20:47
User Avatar

Member

Location: Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 9933
Joined: 22.10.10

Probably subgenus Forcipomyia.
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31715949@N00
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
tiny Hilara? No, tiny Empis Diptera (adults) 3 02-05-2024 16:52
Forcipomyia? Diptera (eggs, larvae, pupae) 3 07-03-2024 10:05
Tiny Sphaerocerid (10.02.24) --> Spelobia cf. talparum Diptera (adults) 3 28-02-2024 19:58
Tiny fly, what family?->Ephydridae(Psilopa) Diptera (adults) 4 27-11-2023 15:18
Forcipomyiinae larvae? (Forcipomyia) Diptera (eggs, larvae, pupae) 4 20-11-2023 21:44
Date and time
22 June 2024 07:20
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Paul
Donate
Please, help to make
Diptera.info
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download


Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

07.03.24 01:01
Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

17.08.23 16:23
Aneomochtherus

17.08.23 14:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

17.08.23 14:44
Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

17.08.23 12:37
pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

16.08.23 09:37
Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

23.02.23 22:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

27.12.22 22:10
Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

19.12.22 12:33
Thanks Paul for your work on keeping this forum available! Just made a donation via PayPal.

09.10.22 18:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

Render time: 0.74 seconds | 195,244,240 unique visits