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Oscinella frit?
RE Niks
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Posted on 11-06-2024 14:42

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I struggle to identify this fly Chloropidae fly, from the edge of my garden pond. Could it be Oscinella frit? I could not find the size of that species (mine was 1,8 mm length, wing length 1,5 mm), and arista was (apart from the black base) pale.
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RE Niks
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Posted on 11-06-2024 14:43

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and the arista
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