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Chloropidae?; SW Spain
Andre Burgers
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Posted on 10-02-2024 17:52
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Very black, hairy and not shiny, so I'm not sure if this fly belongs to this family. Frown
If not, then to which family does it belong?

2.5mm. On a wall in Minas de Riotinto, Huelva, February 6,

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Jan Maca
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Apparently not a chloropid (anal vein is developed), but I am not able to tell the family..
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Thanks, Jan! Now we have certainty. TumbsUp
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Andre Burgers
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Well, yes, that looks right!! Thanks once again, John!! TumbsUp
I have some keys of this group. Maybe I can find its genus. Smile

Edited by Andre Burgers on 11-02-2024 15:19
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