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Mythicomyiidae - Empidideicus evenhuisi Evenhuis, 2023 from Portugal
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Hi all

This tiny 3 mm fly is a Mythicomyiidae fly from Portugal. It was found in 1994 by Hendrik [Henk] Harmannus Evenhuis (1919–2008) and Paul Beuk gave the specimens to Neal Evenhuis who described the species recently.
From Tróia - Setubal - Portugal in sand dunes on 14 April 2023.
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Edited by jorgemotalmeida on 19-04-2023 20:35
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Posted on 20-04-2023 07:36

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And yes, they were family. Neal is Henk’s cousin, if I remember correctly.
On a better day Neal can still speak a sentence in dutch Smile

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