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black fly ID -> Silba sp.
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Posted on 29-12-2021 18:59

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Hello everyone,

This fly was found on June 4th in central Greece (Magnesia prefecture). Unfortunately, I'm not even sure what family it belongs to. Is identification possible? Thank you in advance.
ckazilas attached the following image:

Edited by ckazilas on 30-12-2021 10:31
Tony Irwin
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I think Lonchaeidae
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Iain MacGowan
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Posted on 29-12-2021 22:47
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Tony is correct - Lonchaeidae - probably a Silba species
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Thank you Tony and Ian!
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