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Tiny fly, 2 mm => Camarota curvipennis (Chloropidae)
Markus Koschinsky
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Time: 2nd of August, 2022
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Body size: approx. 2 mm

Dear Forum,

this fly was found on hollyhock (Alcea rosea). Any idea, where this one might belong to?


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Camarota curvipennis (Chloropidae)
Best wishes, Niels-Jan Dek
Markus Koschinsky
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Uii, that was quick! Thanks a lot, Niels-Jan!

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Chloropidae, Chloropinae: Camarota curvipennis (Latreille, 1805); identification confirmed, compare further posts and revision of Riccardi & von Tschirnhaus 2018 in Zootaxa 4526: 221-231.
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