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A small, hairy, interesting fly. What family?
Stephen
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Posted on 21-02-2019 10:44
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This fly was at the edge of a photo I was taking of a moth. Later I decided the fly was more interesting than the moth.

The place was Cartago, Costa Rica, and the date 28 May 2015. The habitat was mixed open areas and tropical forest. Elevation 1000 meters.

Any ID help will be appreciated!
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Forcipomyia sp. Ceratopogonidae [f] biting midge

https://bugguide....iew/952642
Edited by Roger Thomason on 21-02-2019 12:24
 
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