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Is this a Psilidae species? ==> Pachygaster leachii
RE Niks
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Posted on 12-07-2023 20:26

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I found this fly near a kitchen garden in the Netherlands.
RE Niks attached the following image:

Edited by RE Niks on 13-07-2023 10:16
Juergen Peters
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I think, Pachygaster (Stratiomyidae).
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Juergen Peters
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RE Niks
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Posted on 13-07-2023 10:07

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Yes! Thank you so much!
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