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Posted on 04-06-2020 11:37

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Does anyone recognise this species please?
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Looks like a member of family Chyromyidae. If there are no discal setulae on the scutellum, it could belong to genus Gymnochiromyia.
Please, always submit data of the location and time of the observation!
Regards, Sundew
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 05-06-2020 08:58
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Female Sapromyzosoma quadripunctata

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Posted on 05-06-2020 12:22
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Ah - the shining eyes fooled me! Of course Paul is right.
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