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Muscidae, Tachinidae?
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Posted on 13-08-2017 15:39

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Found along a woodland ride, Shropshire, West Midlands England. August. Sorry the image is not sharper.
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Muscidae or Anthomyiidae.

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I believe may be Helina reversio or a similar species. Pollen feeder
Edited by nomad on 13-08-2017 22:16
Stephane Lebrun
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Phaonia angelicae.
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Many thanks for the ID Stephane. TumbsUp
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I think it depends on the context, but I've seen focus (or interest).

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Hello Can any1 help lout with the translation of schwerpunkt? I get heavy point however this is to do with the flight period of flies? Thx

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