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Yellow fly from Suriname, patterned wings, Lauxaniidae?
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Posted on 05-02-2019 21:15
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20 June 2014, Brokopondo District, Suriname. The fly's length was 9.1 mm to the wing apex. Habitat was tropical forest.

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Ask Steven Gaimari, please. He is the expert in South American Lauxaniids!
Edited by Andrzej on 05-02-2019 22:18
dr. A. J. Woznica, Institute of Biology, Wroclaw University of Environmental & Life Sciences
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Thank-you Andrzej, I have written him, and will share the results here.

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Steve Gaimari says yes, Lauxaniidae. "This is Chaetominettia corollae (Fabricius)."

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Please submit to gallery.
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Will do!

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