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Very small fly --> Phthiria minuta (Bombyliidae)
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Posted on 26-07-2022 23:44

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On June 10, I saw this very small fly on the Zschopau, in Saxony, Germany. What is it?

Thank you in advance
Beate Senf
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Edited by beateSenf on 27-07-2022 00:26
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Posted on 27-07-2022 00:14
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That is a nice one - Phthiria minuta (Bombyliidae)! (See https://diptera.i...o_id=11181 and the key https://home.hccn...hiria.html.)
As to photography: try to equip your camera with a Raynox DCR-150 macro lens, you'll get much better results!
Regards, Sundew
Edited by Sundew on 27-07-2022 00:15
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Posted on 27-07-2022 00:28

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Herzlichen Dank

Ich mache alle Fotos nur mit dem Handy, dafür sind sie aber doch ganz gut?!

Liebe Grüße
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