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Grey fly ID
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Posted on 14-10-2018 18:08

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These flies are fairly common in the woods at the moment. About 7-8mm. Suburbs of Paris.
Any idea of its identity?
Thanks for your help,

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Posted on 15-10-2018 19:16

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It has the general look of an Anthomyiidae, correct?
Any idea about the species or genus?
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 15-10-2018 20:54
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Emmesomyia, I think
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
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Posted on 15-10-2018 21:05

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Thank you Nikita!
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