Thread subject: :: small fly (NL)

Posted by blaauw7 on 15-05-2019 18:24

Found today in the skylight behind my house, mid Netherlands. Small fly, 2 mm...…?

Gr Dick

Posted by Paul Beuk on 16-05-2019 08:32

Looks like Leiomyza dudai (Asteiidae): Halter knob darkened, dc more than their length removed from the scutellum.

Posted by Carnifex on 04-09-2023 14:17

Just found this post while searching for Leiomyza requests - the dc really looks short, but the insertion point seem to be well behind the wing base, and according to Merz (1996): Die Asteiidae (Diptera) der Schweiz the hind femur shouldn't be apically darkened, which would be the feature of L. laevigata