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Posted on 29-10-2022 01:42

Location: Warwickshire, UK
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Photographed on 22nd October 2022 on farm track near sheep pasture in Warwickshire. Nearby crops during the summer were beans, wheat, maize, and flax.
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Posted on 29-10-2022 01:44

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Posted on 29-10-2022 11:55

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Scathophagidae: Scathophaga decipiens (might be possible that in GB it is still called Conisternum decipiens)
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Posted on 29-10-2022 12:59

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Thanks Fred I was looking at wing veins and they just didn’t look like Scathophagidae. Mind you they didn’t look like much else either.
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