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Black shiny fly in Savoy
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Posted on 09-06-2018 16:30
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Pierre Duhem : France : Montcel : 73100 : 09/05/2018
Altitude : 799 m - Taille : 6-7 mm
Réf. : 206715

For this black shiny fly, the Sphaeroceridae family seems to be the correct choice.

Determining the genus and species seems to be harder.
The genus Crumomyia could match the aspect of legs 1/3 and 2, resp.
I include a bad lateral view where one can see those legs.
Pierre Duhem : France : Montcel : 73100 : 09/05/2018
Altitude : 799 m - Taille : 6-7 mm
Réf. : 206800

Thanks in advance for your comments.
Pierre Duhem
John Carr
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Subfamily Copromyzinae
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Thanks a lot, John.
Pierre Duhem
Paul Beuk
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Crumomyia most likely

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Thanks too, Paul.
It was my impression, but my background is not strong enough.
Pierre Duhem
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