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Anthomyiidae sp.?
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Posted on 17-02-2024 10:00
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Hello everyone,
I found the fly on February 16, 2024 on a dry meadow in northeastern Bavaria/ Germany. Size about 5mm.
Is Anthomyiidae sp. correct?
Best regards, Thomas
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The head reminds me of some Phorbia species, but I am not certain.
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An acalyptrate. Notice the wing is darkened between Sc and R1, no distinct rows of acrostichal or dorsocentral bristles, incomplete transverse suture, fronto-orbital bristles not of the calyptrate form, no strong bristles on tibiae.
 
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Compare Earomyia lonchaeoides, an early spring species.
 
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Thank you, Tony Irwin and John Carr! Earomyia lonchaeoides looks good and the season is right too. Best regards, Thomas
 
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