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Very small dipteran
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Posted on 09-11-2021 15:39

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I have photographed this small (1.5-2.0mm) yesterday on the gills of a mushroom.
Loc. 20 km West of Paris.
Any idea about the genus or family?
Thanks for your expertise,

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Tony Irwin
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Ceratopogonidae - Forcipomyia, I think
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 09-11-2021 17:49

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Thank you very much Tony! So far I had always found the maggots but never the adults!

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