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Opomyza florum
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Posted on 15-11-2023 19:00

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This Brachycera was found on the house wall mid november 2023. Wing about 4 mm Is it possible to say what genus it is, or even species. Outside Stockholm Sweden
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Edited by olep on 16-11-2023 10:24
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wing around 4 mm - the image is a bit blurred since the second wing is partly visible under the one in focus
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Looks like Opomyza, Opomyzidae. Opomyza florum has a very similar wing (http://www.spessa...lorum.html) and, though having a brown body, tends to become darker in autumn. Change the thread title to "Opomyzidae" and wait for Jan Willem to reply!
Regards, Sundew
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Many thanks for your comment Sundew. Title changed to Opomyzidae as you suggested.
BR Ole
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Seems like a rather dark female of Opomyza florum.
Jan Willem van Zuijlen
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Posted on 16-11-2023 10:24

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Many thanks for your comment/answer Jan Willem
BR Ole
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