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Posted on 26-07-2019 14:22

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Image recognition on suggests Sapromyza as a likely candidate but I am not convinced.
Location: City center, Utrecht, The Netherlands, attracted by light.
Date: 26-07-2019 00:28h
Thanks in advance for your comments.
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Posted on 30-07-2019 13:38
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the ocellar bristles seem to be outside of the ocellar triangle, so that will lead to Sapromyzosoma. Everytime that i try to key it, i end up at Sapromyzosoma senilis. You should wait for an opinion from Paul but i do believe that this is Sapromyzosoma.
John and Nini. Naturalists not experts.
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Posted on 06-08-2019 11:58
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Yes, Sapromyzosoma. Probably quadripunctata though with a female it is difficult to say from pictures. The status of senilis is uncertain as the description does not match the supposed types in Paris.

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Posted on 21-08-2019 00:22

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Thanks John/Nini, thanks Paul
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