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Anthomyiidae? The wings have "thorns"
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Posted on 17-01-2018 16:12

Location: 48599 Gronau-Epe (Germany)
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Found last week in 48599 Gronau, Germany, on the foil of a hay bale, lying on a meadow. 6-8mm.
Robertepe attached the following image:

Edited by Robertepe on 17-01-2018 22:14
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Posted on 17-01-2018 23:08
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Those 'thorns' are just strong costal setae with mostly one longer one just before the subcostal break.
(just google on those terms).
I can't say much more about this fly (important characteristics are not visible) than to confirm it is indeed a female Anthomyiidae.

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Posted on 18-01-2018 16:52

Location: 48599 Gronau-Epe (Germany)
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Hello Johanna,
thanks for your help.
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Hello friends, I've heard from Stephane today and he is safe and sound. Very good news!

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