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Hybotidae- Bicellaria sp.?
Roger Thomason
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Posted on 18-11-2022 17:17
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Found this one in Cults, Aberdeen in July 2022. Very strong orange/red wing interference pattern when seen flying about in the shade. Bicellaria sp. maybe?


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Iain MacGowan
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Posted on 19-11-2022 11:36
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Rhamphomyia (Holocera) umbripennis I think, the hind basal tarsomere looks dilated
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Thanks for that Iain, I wasn't even close, [not unusual for me] Smile
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