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Tachinidae, male? --> Nyctia halterata (Sarcophagidae), male
ukursawe
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Posted on 22-05-2024 16:54
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Hi,

this little black fly sat on a leaf in our garden. It is shiny black and the wings are partially darkened. My uneducated guess would be that it could be a tachinid fly, probably a male. Is that correct and/or is it possible to narrow down the determination?

Germany, Southern Bavaria, Munich (-West), leaf in garden, 21.05.2024, app. 5 mm

Greetings, Uli
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Posted on 22-05-2024 18:20
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I think it's a male Nyctia halterata, Sarcophagidae.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
ukursawe
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Posted on 22-05-2024 18:25
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Hi Eric,

yes, thank you for the determination. Very nice match.

Greetings, Uli
 
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