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Posted on 22-01-2018 01:19

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G'day all,

I collected this lower Brachycera trapped by the Australia sundew Drosera adelae. I am not sure the family of this bug as seen in the following image. Does anyone know the family of this insect? Your help would be greatly appreciated.


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Posted on 22-01-2018 01:32

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Here is another image of the bug
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Tony Irwin
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Posted on 22-01-2018 10:54
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I think Dolichopodidae - perhaps Cryptophleps or similar?
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Posted on 23-01-2018 01:10

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Thank you Tony
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