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Phoridae -> Megaselia sp.
Ilia Ogol
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Posted on 30-03-2022 18:27
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February 2022, Eastern Europe, Donetsk city. Wintered in an abandoned nest of the wasp Polistes doninula.

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Megaselia sp.
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Thanks Paul! Do I understand correctly that it is impossible to determine the species from these photographs?
 
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The chances of being able tio identify male of Megaselia from photos are slim (unless they have some conspicuous characteristics), the chances of being able to identify a female (as this specimen is) are even smaller.
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