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Ben Hamers
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Posted on 04-10-2005 19:33
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Hello,

This couple (2-3 mm per piece) I saw in June, near Heerlen. The right one was the leading horse and it kept on running around for minutes with amazing speed.
I first thought of Tachydromia sp. because of the running, but they look quite different.
Could it be some Simulium sp., these seem to be very fast too.

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Scatopsidae?
 
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Posted on 04-10-2005 21:57
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So Yes! :-))
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Paul Beuk
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Posted on 04-10-2005 22:43
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I think Scatopse notata.
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That's clear,

Three votes for Scatopsidae.

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