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Brachycera => Ephydridae: Gymnoclasiopa sp. ♂
ESant
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Posted on 15-12-2023 18:38
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Hello,

I photographed this fly in Val Duron (TN), Italy, 1800m a.s.l. on August 2nd 2023. I'm not even sure of the family it may belong to. Could you please help me to identify its genus or species just from this photo?

Thank you in advance,
Emanuele
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Jan Maca
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Ephydridae...
 
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Thank you!
 
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Commenting again on this thread to ask if it is possible to say something about the subfamily or genus. After doing some comparisons, I found this individual to be quite similar to Ditrichophora and Diclasiopa. Is one of these options correct or is it something else?
 
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I think Gymnomyzinae is right but I don't know genus. Discocerina is also similar.
 
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Thank you John! The subfamily level is already enough for me at the moment.
 
Tadeusz Zatwarnicki
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Genus is for sure Gymnoclasiopa. Perhaps it is a male of G. nigerrima or G. aulisioi.
Colour of tibiae and face can help to distinguishing of both species.
Tadek
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Thank you very much Tadeusz! Unfortunately I don't have other photos.
Edited by ESant on 19-01-2024 18:15
 
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