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Opomyzidae? --> Opomyza germinationis/petrei
Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 31-08-2023 17:14

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what fly is this? Size 4-5mm.
Spotted in Germany (Baden W├╝rttemberg)

Many greetings
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Edited by Bernd Rottenburger on 01-09-2023 11:15
Bernd Rottenburger
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Bild 2
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Jan Willem
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Posted on 01-09-2023 10:05
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Either Opomyza germinationis of O. petrei. A bit difficult to judge when you can't see the coloration of the abdomen.
Jan Willem van Zuijlen
Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 01-09-2023 11:13

Location: 72160 Horb a.N. Germany
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Hello Jan,
Thank you very much for your answer and information.
Unfortunately I only have these 2 pictures.

Many greetings

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