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Muscidae or Anthomyiidae? (Austria)
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Muscidae or Anthomyiidae?
Austria, Gleißenfeld, 21-Oct-2020
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female Anthomyiidae (reddish frons does not occur in Muscidae, I think).
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Lothar Schuh
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don't I count 4 dorsocentral bristles? Does't this point at Muscidae?
Pls correct me if I am wrong...

Edited by Lothar Schuh on 29-10-2020 08:44
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Yes, that's the question.
The fly was fairly large, actually larger than most Anthomiidae
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Most Muscidae lack crossed interfrontal bristles. Some Azeliinae have them.
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