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Anthomyiidae?
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Posted on 15-07-2009 04:48
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Unidentified on Dill, Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia around the 11th of June.

upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f6/Undentified_Fly_9820.jpg/600px-Undentified_Fly_9820.jpg

Scale bar is about 2mm
 
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Female Anthomyiidae. There are very few endemic species of this family in Australia, but it looks like Delia urbana Malloch as I think I can see an anteroventral seta on the mid tibia. But don't take this as a definite det.
 
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A much higher resolution image is available at:

http://upload.wik...y_9820.jpg

If it helps narrow it down.
Edited by ChrisR on 20-07-2009 09:58
 
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Thanks for the higher resolution photo, it makes it possible to identify it. It's not Delia urbana Mall. because the prealar setae is too long, and the anteroventral seta on mid tibia is also much longer than urbana. It is Adia cinerella Fall. note the protruding mouth margin. This fly is an introduced fly to Australia, and breeds in dung. Now found in most parts of the world. Probably came over in the C19 on a ship, and has spread all over Australia
 
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As this is definite det, why don't you add it to the gallery?
 
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I agree - nice photo and we don't have a lot of anthos in the gallery Smile
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