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Dolichopodidae: Ortochile nigrocoerulea Latreille, 1809
Carlo Monari
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Posted on 26-05-2020 17:57

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Photographed on may 26th, 2020 near Monteguidi(SI), Tuscany, Italy, 280 m asl. TBL 4mm
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Ortochile nigrocoerulea is the commonest in Italy.
Igor Grichanov
Carlo Monari
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Posted on 06-06-2020 08:14

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I noticed your answer only today, thank you. Indeed it is very common: last week every little yellow flower was visited by one or more of these flies.
Edited by Carlo Monari on 06-06-2020 08:15
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