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Heleomyzidae: Suillia gigantea
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Posted on 23-11-2023 13:22

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I photographed this fly on this fungus: https://www.inatu.../175839013, near Umito (AP), Italy, 850m a.s.l. on July 22nd 2023. I think it is an Heleomyzidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 23-11-2023 23:47
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Photo 2:
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Suillia gigantea - a golden truffle fly :-)
dr. A. J. Woznica, Institute of Environmental Biology, Wroclaw University of Environmental & Life Sciences
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Thank you both very much!
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Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

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Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

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pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

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Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

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