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Anthomyiidae>Delia albula?
nick upton
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Posted on 06-05-2021 18:59

Location: Wiltshire, UK
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7mm Coastal Sand dunes in Merthyr Mawr Warren, South Wales, UK 26.4.21
Could this fly be Delia albula, a fly of coastal sand dunes white larvae feed on Dune brittlestem fungi? Several were around, mostly males and one female egg-laying I think.. The fly is recorded from this national nature Reserve just east of Porthcawl:
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nick upton
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Posted on 06-05-2021 19:00

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Edited by nick upton on 06-05-2021 19:04
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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