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Lonchaea sp female
Manuel Lopez
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Posted on 22-02-2012 19:20
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Fly of large red eyes and metallic blue body, beautiful. Around 6 mm.

Guadalfeo river banks, Granada (S Spain). February 18, 2012.

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Lonchaeidae by the look of it.
 
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Thanks so much Roger Wink Lonchaea chorea perhaps Smile
 
Iain MacGowan
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Posted on 23-02-2012 10:37
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Hi Manuel

Nice photos of a female Lonchaea, It is almost impossible to tell which species it is especially when it comes from southern Spain in early spring - I am sure there are many as yet undescribed species in that area.. If you ever get a chance to catch one I would be delighted to see it !! best wishes ..... Iain http://lonchaeidae.myspecies.info
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Manuel Lopez
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Thanks Iain Wink
I started very recently with the flies seriously. Be sure (I'm confident) l'll show here interesting things soon.
 
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