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Anthomyia sp. Anthomyiidae from Chennai - India
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Posted on 14-11-2017 17:02
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Fly on Mango flowers, Shot today (14-Nov-2017), in Chennai - India
Body length approx 6mm.
Please suggest, Family/Genus.
Thank you.

Edit: Thanks to Paul Beuk and javanerkelens
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Looks like an Anthomyia
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Paul Beuk wrote:
Looks like an Anthomyia


Many thanks Paul Beuk
I have been observing these past one week. This is a skittish fly and I have been getting only blurry photos.
Please let me know if image of a particular part or a certain view would help in ID.
Thanks again.
 
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Anthomyia cf. illocata

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javanerkelens wrote:
Anthomyia cf. illocata

Johanna


Thank you.
 
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Anthomyia cf. illocata
Body length: 6mm
16-Nov-2017, Chennai - India

Is this a female?
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Correct.
Female Anthomyia cf. illocata

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javanerkelens wrote:
Correct.
Female Anthomyia cf. illocata
Johanna


Thank you. Smile
 
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