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Sciomyzidae - Identification possible? => Limnia unguicornis
Stella M
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Posted on 19-08-2019 20:58
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Hello, this little one ~6mm was perching and watching everything with attention - and thus it reminded me of robberfly behaviour. Would someone be able and help who is this fascinating little one?
Found on 17-August-2019 near Worms, Rhineland, Germany, in a nature reserve established in an old limestone quarry on an open meadow with many native flowers, thistles, centaurea, etc.
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Stella
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The family is Sciomyzidae - if you put that in the title, you should draw the attention of people who can help you.

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Hello James,
thank you very much for your help!
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Stella
 
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Limnia unguicornis
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
 
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Thank you very much!
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Stella
 
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