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Fly from April - ID? > Mycophaga testacea (Anthomyiidae)?
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Posted on 27-11-2023 15:09

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Pinneberg-Waldenau near Hamburg, between a housing estate and an edge of the mixed forest Klövensteen, nearby a little pond for fishing, at the metallic railing of a footbridge (beneath birchtrees, pinetrees and oaks); 21th of April 2023; photos: kuv.
Please help to get the ID.
Greetings Kuv
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 27-11-2023 18:09
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2nd picture:
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Posted on 27-11-2023 16:59

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It's a Muscoid fly, not Heleomyzidae
dr. A. J. Woznica, Institute of Environmental Biology, Wroclaw University of Environmental & Life Sciences
Juergen Peters
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Mycophaga testacea (Anthomyiidae)?
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Juergen Peters
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Thank you very much Andrzej Smile and Jürgen Smile.
So I'll change headline. Perhaps there is someone, who confirm your idea, Jürgen.
Greetings Kuv
Edited by kuv on 29-11-2023 22:54
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Please a second chance to confirm Jürgens idea.
Greetings Kuv
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