Thread subject: :: Tiny black fly (18.10.22)

Posted by Juergen Peters on 20-10-2022 15:02


this fly measured only 1.5-2 mm. On a rail over a small brook (northwest Germany). Could it be Drosophilidae? A dark Scaptomyza?

Posted by Jan Maca on 21-10-2022 13:44

cf. Psilopa?

Posted by Juergen Peters on 21-10-2022 13:58

Hello Jan,

Jan Maca wrote:
cf. Psilopa?

thanks, you may be right. But this fly seems more slender than all Psilopa I've seen so far.