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Heleomyzidae indet.?
caliprobola
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Posted on 11-02-2019 11:34
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Hi all,
any advice on this fly, sampled last july in NW-France in coastal marram grass (Ammophila arenaria). The Oosterbroek key brings me to Heleomyzidae (but I am pretty unexperienced when it comes to the less popular fly families).
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Head.
Excuses for the low quality pics, it's as good as it gets with the material I have available... If any other views are necessary, just give a shout!
Thanks!
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Pherbellia cinerella of the Sciomyzidae?
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Hi Paul, thanks for that.
It seems like I made a serious missturn in the key awkward
Going to check this first thing tomorrow morning.
Thanks a lot!
 
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Aparently I took the wrong answer in the key when asked if a pre-apical bristle was present on the middle tibia. I answered yes but should have taken no to get to Sciomyzidae. I guess I thought where the red line is, was the pre-apical bristle?
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OK, ignore my previous post. I was wrong a few steps before with the bristles on the mouth corner. Frown
Let's say I'm gaining experience CoolGrin
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