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Is this a Stout fly?
Toby
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Posted on 05-02-2007 01:34
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found today on a fence in a London Park:

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I did not hear of the name 'Stout fly' before, so I cannot confirm that, but it looks like a member of the Coenomyiinae, a subfamily of the Xylophagidae.
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Hmm. I'd say it is a black fly (Simuliidae).
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LoL, I'd say you are right!
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thanks guys, a look through Bioimages confirms this ID.
 
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