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Long-legged fly ID
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Posted on 02-07-2020 14:55

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I have photographed this long-legged fly on December, 20km West of Paris.
Deciduois forest.
Any idea of its identity? Family, genus?

Thanks for help!
FRV attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
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Could be Dixidae, but difficult to be sure without pictures of wing venation
Tony Irwin
John Carr
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Posted on 02-07-2020 15:49
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In December it could be Trichocera.
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Posted on 02-07-2020 16:57

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Thank you John and Tony for your answers!

Tony Irwin
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Posted on 02-07-2020 17:23
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Good point John - I hadn't spotted the date!
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02.08.20 10:10
Ok... lower case naming for images.. understood,Lothar

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I uploadad a jpg, but it is not visible in the thread...Lothar

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