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Any idea on family?
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Posted on 07-02-2007 11:14

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Taken a couple of days ago South coast UK about 4-5 mm body length.
Brian V.
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Posted on 07-02-2007 12:06

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it remember me at this one:


I hope somebody can confirm.
Edited by Urs on 07-02-2007 12:10
Jan Willem
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Posted on 07-02-2007 19:54
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Hi Brian and Urs,

I won't confirm the suggestion of UrsSmile. To me this looks like a calyptrate fly, however that's where it stops for meSad.

Jan Willem
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Posted on 08-02-2007 11:12
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Anthomyiidae (female)
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Posted on 08-02-2007 12:14

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Thanks for the help everyone Smile
Brian V.
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