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Tachinidae ID => Phorocera sp
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I think this might be a Linnaemya sp. Can anyone confirm this?

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Another angle.
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No, it is a Phorocera.
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The mouth edge isn't projecting enough for Linnaemya ... but it could be Phorocera assimilis (etc). A specimen would be needed to confirm it I think Smile

Doh! Erikas posted while I was writing Grin Nice to know that we agree though Wink
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Thanks, Erikas and Chris.
 
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