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Phoridae : Megaselia rufipes ?
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Posted on 22-03-2012 20:47

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Caught on a window (18 03 2012), in an urban flat near Paris. Length about 3-3,2 mm. Using the key in the Manual of nearctic diptera, I find Megaselia, but there are some steps for which I am not really sure... Is Megaselia correct ? If yes, is it possible to tell the species ?

Thanks in advance !...

Edit : this thread and this one seem to suggest Megaselia rufipes is a good candidate ?
Edited by Ga-bu-zo-meu on 28-04-2012 17:58
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Posted on 28-04-2012 18:02

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Up ! ...
Any confirmation / rectification / doubt about Megaselia rufipes for this one ?
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 28-04-2012 18:09
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The large setae on the back would support rufipes...

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Posted on 28-04-2012 18:54

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Thanks a lot ! ...
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