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Tiny fly, what family?->Ephydridae(Psilopa)
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Posted on 27-11-2023 12:22

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Photographed today in a rice field in east China. Around 3mm in body length. Where could it possibly belong? Thanks.
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another shot
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Tony Irwin
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Looks like Ephydridae, near Psilopa
Tony Irwin
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Great ID! It indeed looks similar to Psilopa polita. Thanks a lot!TumbsUp
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