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Tiny little Tachinid --> Gymnosoma nitens
Jann Wuebbenhorst
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Posted on 11-08-2020 15:32

Location: Northern Germany, Lower Saxony
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I found this small fly (about 3.5-4.0 mm) on Daucus carota in a former sandpit (Germany, eastern Lower Saxony; 11.08.2020).
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Jann Wuebbenhorst attached the following image:

Edited by Jann Wuebbenhorst on 13-08-2020 16:24
Jann Wuebbenhorst
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Posted on 11-08-2020 15:33

Location: Northern Germany, Lower Saxony
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2nd photo
Jann Wuebbenhorst attached the following image:

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Posted on 11-08-2020 15:49

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Jann, looks like Gymnosoma nitens.

Juergen Peters
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Posted on 11-08-2020 15:51
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Hello Jann,

a Gymnosoma with triangles should be G. nitens, like Theo and others mentioned recently:
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 11-08-2020 16:37

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Works like a charm Smile

Jann Wuebbenhorst
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Posted on 13-08-2020 16:23

Location: Northern Germany, Lower Saxony
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Thank you all very much!

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