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Which fly is this?--> Cheiliosia albitarsis/ranunculi
Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 15-06-2024 07:56

Location: 72160 Horb a.N. Germany
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Spotted in Germany Baden W├╝rttemberg on 14.06.2024 in a meadow. Size approx. 10mm.
Can the fly be identified?

Thank you and best regards
Bernd Rottenburger attached the following image:

Edited by Bernd Rottenburger on 16-06-2024 22:58
Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 15-06-2024 07:57

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Bild 2
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Posted on 16-06-2024 13:31

Location: Wageningen
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I think it is a rather dark female Cheiliosia albitarsis/ranunculi. You can see the yellow shine in the basal part of the wing and on the second picture the last tarsomere contrasting black while the other tarsomeres are yellowish.

Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 16-06-2024 21:55

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Hello Jonne,

Thank you very much for the identification and explanation.

Best regards,
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