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Bibionidae - Plecia sp. (Madagascar)
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Photo taken in Ranomafana, Madagascar
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Plecia. Family Bibionidae unless it flies to Europe.
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Thanks Tony and John!Smile
Gunnar M Kvifte
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There are Europeans who put Plecia in Bibionidae as well, including Bibionid expert John Skartveit.
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