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Ephydridae; Dichaeta caudata? (was Which family?)
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Posted on 09-11-2018 17:05

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Is it possible to tell Family of this 4 mm fly?
Odd looking antennas.

Photo from 10 October 2018 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ångermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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Edited by kurt on 10-11-2018 10:36
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Probably Dichaeta caudata
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Thanks for your help Nikita and John
Kurt Holmqvist
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13.11.18 12:49
Hello Can any1 give me a contact email for Entomologie heute Thx

11.11.18 18:28
I don't have it, sorry

11.11.18 12:51
@Rafael_Carbonell What I would like is a pdf copy of Key to the Families of Diptera.

10.11.18 19:29
@Gordon, what exactly do you need? All the Oosterbroek literature is here:

09.11.18 15:56
Does anybody have a PDF of Oosterbroek they could email me? I had one but it didn't make it to Cambodia.

25.10.18 12:03
Da mayfly man is in da house!

18.10.18 09:12
@PaulBeuk Thanks ever so much Paul! I really appreciate it!

16.10.18 11:11
... - British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 11(3/4) (1998): 139-148.

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@Gnats2meetu: Dobson, J.R., 1999. A ’bee-louse’ Braula schmitzi Örosi-Pál (Diptera: Braulidae) new to the British Isles, and the status of Braula spp. in England and Wales. - ...

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