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Fly ID help
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Posted on 22-09-2018 11:07

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I'd like to identify this fly with a striped thorax pattern. Any idea?

Photography taken on August the 6th
Forêt de Marly, 20km West of Paris - Forest pond edge.
Length about 6-7mm

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Posted on 24-09-2018 14:22

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Any idea?
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 24-09-2018 15:57
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Anthomyiidae, possibly Delia
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 24-09-2018 19:01

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Thank you very much Tony ... the Anthomyiidae seems to be a difficult family to identify to the genus level!
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