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Nostima picta
Jordi Clavell
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Posted on 14-12-2023 20:10
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Could someone help me identifying these fly? Can it be Hydrellia sp.? Perhaps Nostima picta?
The photo was made near Barcelona, Catalonia (NE Spain), 31/05/2020.
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Edited by Jordi Clavell on 15-12-2023 13:30
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 15-12-2023 13:28
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Looks like Nostima picta to me.
Tony Irwin
Jordi Clavell
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Posted on 15-12-2023 13:29
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Thanks a lot, Tony!
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