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annoying black muscoid flies
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Posted on 20-07-2018 23:13

Location: Vienna, Austria
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is this Musca autumnalis?
Following me and sitting on skin and clothing.

Seewinkel, Burgenland (Austria)

Cheers, Lorin

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My Diptera observations (and other living forms) can be found here, and corrections or comments over there would also be appreciated.
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Posted on 21-07-2018 10:59
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Location: Berlin, Germany
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definitely not Musca autumnalis. Notice the hairy eyes and narrow frons.
most likely a male Musca vitripennis.

I'll save you the typing effort:
further opinions are highly appreciated ...
John and Nini. Naturalists not experts.
currently injured. healing from surgery.
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