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Muscidae: Lispe sociabilis? => L. tentaculata group
Steve Scholnick
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Posted on 14-01-2019 00:38

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I think this one keys out to Lispe sociabilis but would appreciate some input from an expert. Logic/illogic behind my ID can be found on this BugGuide post: https://bugguide....w/1574064/.
Size: body 6mm by ruler. Found on the rocks of a very small stream leading into a pond.

Thanks for the help
Edited by Steve Scholnick on 13-09-2019 17:00
Steve Scholnick
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Posted on 18-02-2019 00:23

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Anyone? Thanks
Steve Scholnick
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Posted on 13-09-2019 00:13

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hope springs eternal :-)
Nikita Vikhrev
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No problem! It female of Lispe tentaculata group. In Maryland there are 95% that it is indeed L. sociabilis. For 100% male is required.
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
Steve Scholnick
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Thanks Nikita!
Steve Scholnick
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Thanks Nikita!
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