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Sphaeroceridae: cf. Pteremis fenestralis
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Posted on 10-04-2021 21:43

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I photographed this fly in Bazzano (AQ), Italy on March 25th 2021. I think it is a Sphaeroceridae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
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Edited by ESant on 12-04-2021 16:39
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Photo 2:
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Posted on 12-04-2021 13:00

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At the risk of being wrong I would suggest Pteremis fenestralis but difficult to see if the costa runs past R4+5 or not...
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Posted on 12-04-2021 16:39

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Thank you very much! Unfortunately I don't have other photos.
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09.05.21 16:31
Extensions in uppercase are (and were) accepted for gif, jpg, jpeg and png

09.05.21 16:01
OK, thanks Roger, now if someone would just ID the fly I would be happy.

06.05.21 22:31
FTAO - Gordon; Please make sure that you use lower case, because attachments with extensions in upper case (capitals) are rejected. So sayeth GOD AKA Paul. Cool

06.05.21 21:40
A file called "Fly01a" has an UPPERCASE "F" Gordon. The site takes a dim view of UPPERCASE "'F's"!! awkward

06.05.21 06:50
OK, it has started working now, no idea what was going on.

06.05.21 06:41
I know I have been away a long time - but why can't I load a 63Kb file called Fly01a

15.04.21 17:02
Negrobov, Michael Ackland, Chris Thompson, Laszlo Papp... The Grim Reaper ravages in 2021

29.03.21 10:55
@PaulBeuk Thanks again mate- very useful! Smile

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11.03.21 18:23
Greetings! Does anyone have: Satchell's 1947 paper: The larvae of the British species of Psychoda (Diptera: Psychodidae)??? Many thanks Smile

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