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Posted on 14-12-2017 22:30

Location: Bayern, Deutschland
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is it possible to identify this fly? The photo was taken in Germany, North Bavaria, in a garden, on 5th August 2017, size 7 - 9 mm.

Many thanks
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Location: Berlin, Germany
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This is a female Haematopota pluvialis (Regenbremse) - wonderful eyes, terrible proboscis...Shock
Regards, Sundew
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Posted on 15-12-2017 16:26

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Hi Sundew,

many thanks for dermination.

Best regards,
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