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Hylemya nigrimana (was Anthomyiidae?)
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Posted on 09-11-2014 18:20

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Is it possible to tell genus and eventually spieces of this 3 mm fly?
Photos from 14 October 2014 Rö, Icktjärn 62 N, E 17 Ångermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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With plumose arista and medial bristles on tergites 4 and 5 it should be Hylemya (including Hylemyza). With red legs it is not partita, urbica, or variata.
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Thanks for your help John
Kurt Holmqvist
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Hylemya nigrimana

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THanks for your help Johanns
Kurt Holmqvist
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