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Little diptera, identification please
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Posted on 13-08-2017 05:38

Location: Chile
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Identification please. small Diptera of the Coastal range, Atacama Desert, Chile.
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 13-08-2017 09:59
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This fly has been infected with a fungus - Entomophthora sp. I'm not sure which family the fly is in. Possibly Lauxaniidae or Canaceidae.
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 13-08-2017 16:26

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Thank you, Toni, I did not know that fungus.
Lauxaniidae, I think.
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