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Copromyzinae. >Copromyza stercoraria
Pentti Ketola
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does anybody know what this is fly?
I often see these on top of straw bales in the morning.
I took the photo on 1 January 2015 Kokkola, Finland.
Size 4-5mm.

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Fore leg.
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Copromyzinae. I find the subfamily, or the literature, too confusing to give a genus.
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Ok, thanks a lot!

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Copromyza stercoraria. Two Copromyza females have relatively narrow sternites, but the other one (borealis) does not have entirely black femora.

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Thanks a lot!

Regards Pentti.
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