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ID Tephritidae or Ulidiidae ?
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Posted on 16-06-2024 15:04

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Here is a small fly observed in a garden in central France (58700 Moussy). I immediately thought of the families Tephritidae and Ulidiidae, including the peacock fly which has been recently introduced in France. But I am really not sure.

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arnaudbdn attached the following image:

Edited by arnaudbdn on 16-06-2024 15:04
John Carr
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Posted on 16-06-2024 15:30
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Platystoma? Different family, same superfamily.
Juergen Peters
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Posted on 16-06-2024 21:01
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Looks like Platystoma seminationis.
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Posted on 17-06-2024 17:25
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Platystoma seminationis

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