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unknown fly ...Tipulidae maybe?
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Posted on 29-04-2007 22:23
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Please could anyone help to id this? found in rural sussex UK


fleabag attached the following image:

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Posted on 29-04-2007 22:40
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i think this is some Ptychopteridae, Ptychoptera.
i have posted one couple of days ago.

i hope this helps you,
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Posted on 30-04-2007 03:09
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thanks cosminSmile i didnt find many pics with google,but i did find one that looks very similar.
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 30-04-2007 10:50
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At the base of the right halter you can make out the branched-off stalk, characteristic for the family.

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