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Dolichopodidae ID help please
Barbara Cooper
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Posted on 19-02-2019 09:45
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Is it possible to ID this fly from 04-05-2018? It was photographed by a pond in Leicestershire, UK.
I think it's a male Argyra sp.
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Another view.
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Tony Irwin
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Looks like Argyra diaphana - note the hairs covering the scutellum. Other species are bare on the scutellum disc.
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Barbara Cooper
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Thanks Tony. I'll submit it to NatureSpot.
 
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