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Hippoboscidae? --> Sphaeroceridae
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Posted on 20-09-2018 19:49
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Hello. From Buenos Aires, Argentina. Does anyone know the family/genus/species of this fly?
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Tony Irwin
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Posted on 20-09-2018 20:01
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I would say Maculantrops hirtipes (Sphaeroceridae) - see https://diptera.i...d_id=81589
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 21-09-2018 02:04
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Oh, Sphaeroceridae family. Thank you very much, Tony!

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