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Any ideas on this little fly?
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Posted on 19-04-2006 20:35

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Don't think I've seen this before 3.5 mm long taken today South coast UK
Thanks Brian V.
Nikita Vikhrev
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Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
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Posted on 20-04-2006 08:22
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Hi Guys,

I think it's a Tachinid, perhaps Solieria??

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Posted on 21-04-2006 17:08

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I agree, it has the facies of some Tachinids.
But the calyptrae are small.
So, .. it isn't (I know there are exceptions)

My guess would be in Anthomyiidae or even just maybe a very aberrant Scatophagidae.

Theo Zeeger
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Zeegers wrote:
I agree, it has the facies of some Tachinids.
But the calyptrae are small.
So, .. it isn't (I know there are exceptions)

My guess would be in Anthomyiidae or even just maybe a very aberrant Scatophagidae.

Theo Zeeger

Three sternopleural bristles can be clearly seen in this picture. Scatophagidae usually has one. Anthomyiidae have 2-4. Not that it is conclusive, but I think the best guess is Anthomyiidae.
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Posted on 25-12-2010 14:32

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I quite agee with Nikita. Probably a male Coenosia testacea.

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Posted on 25-12-2010 14:54

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Surely Coenosia (mollicula?)
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