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Anthomyiidae, Emmesomyia, male
Karsten Thomsen
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Posted on 26-03-2020 09:59

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On old ramson in moist old-growth forest at large estate. Rathlousdal SW of Odder, Denmark, 16 May 2019.
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Nikita Vikhrev
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I think it is Anthomyiid: male of Emmesomyia
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
Karsten Thomsen
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Thank you, Nikita; my first male Emmesomyia! :-) Only two species have been registered in Denmark so far, grisea an socia. But reference photos are scarce...
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03.06.21 11:11
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31.05.21 08:37
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