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Leptocera sp?
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Posted on 11-09-2019 13:32
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Berlin - September 2019

Hello everyone,

I think that this is a member of Sphaeroceridae and it looks similar to Leptocera genus. Anyone able to confirm the genus?

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johnes81 attached the following image:

John and Nini. Naturalists not experts.
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Posted on 11-09-2019 14:25
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Leptocera or Rachispoda
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Posted on 11-09-2019 14:33
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Thank you, John. I appreciate you very much.

it might be difficult to figure out a genus because it is covered in mites on the ventral side, some of which is visible in this photo (the reddish area to the left of the thorax).

I don't know what the white stuff is on the thorax. Very dirty fly Smile

Best wishes,
John and Nini. Naturalists not experts.
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