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Amazing Mythicomyiidae from Almeria - SPAIN
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Posted on 05-05-2014 22:37
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Well, I want to share this magnificent animal I saw and photographed in Almeria - SPAIN yesterday, 4th MAY 2014 at 11 am near Puebla de Vícar.

An amazing 4 mm fly.

Mythicomyiidae - Cyrtisiopsis melleus

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Great, Jorge - congrats!!
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Well, now it lacks to see Rheissa. (among all know for Portugal+Spain) And to see Glabellula in the field, as I already have several specimens of this genus.
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Posted on 03-09-2014 20:22
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more one photo:
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Posted on 15-12-2018 17:56

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Jorge, do you know the name of the flower it is sitting on?
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