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Posted on 16-09-2019 14:40

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3 of the 4 jumping spiders I collected (South Africa) were parasitized by flies like this one. There were no visible parasites on the spiders when I found them. When I opened the containers two days later the only thing in each container was a spider exoskeleton and a larva. The flies emerged two weeks later. Could this be Acroceridae?
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Paul Beuk
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Most definitely. Wink Nice work!

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Posted on 17-09-2019 10:07

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Thank you Paul. Much appreciated.Smile
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Posted on 17-09-2019 13:21
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I think it's Ogcodes.
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Posted on 17-09-2019 19:24

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Thank you John.Smile I've just discovered the Manual of Afrotropical Diptera online Grin and after comparing the wing veins, I also think Ogcodes.
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