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Which Hydrotaea? H ignava
RE Niks
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This fly looks like Hydrotaea, but which species? From a garden in N Netherlands.
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and a second picture
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Most probably H. ignava
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Thanks for your helpful suggestion. Which trait (combination) suggests that it is H ignava?
 
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Metallic bluish colouration, calypters should be dark, not capensis, not aenescens.
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