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Dolichopodidae genus Argyra ?
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Posted on 09-10-2023 10:13

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Oryctes : France : Villeneuve-d'Ascq : 59650 : 06/10/2023
Altitude : 43 m - Taille : 5 à 6 mm
Réf. : 331098
Oryctes : France : Villeneuve-d'Ascq : 59650 : 06/10/2023
Altitude : NR - Taille : 5 à 6 mm
Réf. : 331100
Oryctes : France : Villeneuve-d'Ascq : 59650 : 06/10/2023
Altitude : NR - Taille : 5 à 6 mm
Réf. : 331101

I found this little Dolichopodidae in a wasteland full of wild plants and close to a large pond. It was in Villeneuve d'Ascq in the Nord department in France.
The insect was settled on a Helminthotheca echioides leaf and was eating a small worm.
I think, without being entirely sure, that it belongs to the genus Argyra.
Is it the right genus and can we consider a species from my photos ?
Thanks in advance,
Igor Grichanov
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Posted on 10-10-2023 11:19
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Looks like Argyra sp.
Igor Grichanov
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Posted on 10-10-2023 14:20

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Thank you a lot, Igor, for your answer.
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