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Id request on small fly
Toby
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Posted on 12-01-2007 21:29
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I don't know if the feathery antennae on this small (about 3mm) fly are enough of a giveaway to ID it? Taken last week near the base of an Oak Tree in Richmond Pk in SW London.

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Posted on 12-01-2007 21:33
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Hello,

Fine picture. Fine antennas.

The general attitude is Chironomidae, but I'm only an amateur.
Pierre Duhem
 
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Ah you made it Smile- good to see you here- can't add anything on the ID I'm afraid.
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Yes thanks for your help Brian. I'm sure Pierred has the right family but so far I have not found a midge with this type of regal plumage.
Edited by Toby on 05-02-2007 14:56
 
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just bumping this thread in case anyone can narrow down the ID?
 
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