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Australian Coccoidea
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I think this is diptera. Can anyone suggest a family? Light trap, Townsville, Queensland.

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No, on second thoughts it can't be diptera with those antenna.
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Male scale insect (Coccoidea)
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Thanks Tony
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09.02.18 11:00
Thx very much for the help

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syn. n. = synonymum novum = new synonym

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Hello Can anyone help out with this abbreviation syn. n. Thx

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If you know of any useful key(s) to the families of Diptera in the PUPAL stage, please send e-mail (spies@zi.biologie or post references here. Thank you Martin Spies

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Thorax black, somewhat shiny, with sparse dark grey dusting.

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