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Surinamese Lauxaniidae: Setulina geminata (to be confirmed)
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Posted on 30-03-2013 02:54
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I found this specimen which looks somewhat like a Curtonotidae to me, but its pronotum is much lower. What could it be?

Suriname, Paramaribo, Weg naar Zee. III-2013. In secondary forest.

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Not sure of Curtonotidae?

Lauxaniidae or Drosophilidae?

 
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Well, the whole point of the questionmark was that I don't know.Wink

But thanks to your suggestions I checked both the Drosophilidae and the Lauxaniidae, and it actually looks quite a lot like Setulina. The S. cf. Geminata in the gallery has a different wing pattern, but when I use Google it appears the species has actually two different wing patterns, one of which looks remarkably like the one of my specimen. I'll change the name for now, but I hope someone is willing and able to confirm this tentative ID.

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Setulina have hairs on Basal part of the radial vein, one is not going to see these in a photograph. But Setulina geminata is cosmopolitan in the tropical Americas, and looks much like yours.

Maybe Steve Giamari would know this species from sight?

Mark
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A little kick in hope of ID confirmation.

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Could someone please confirm Setulina, and possibly the species? My photo is now the first picture when searching for the name Setulina geminata in Google, and I suppose it could cause additional misidentifications if it has actually a different ID.

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Setulina cf. geminata, see https://diptera.i...d_id=21616
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Thanks Paul!
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