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Limnia unguicornis - Marsh fly (Sciomyzidae)

06-August-2004

Limnia unguicornis - Marsh fly (Sciomyzidae)

female fly on an aster leaf in meadow at the farm.


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Bev Wigney14-Dec-2006 23:08
Nikita - Thanks very much for the ID. For anyone who might be interested, here's another website that has photos of the same species.
http://liboupat2.free.fr/Insecdiv/Diptere/limnia.htm
Nikita 14-Dec-2006 22:26
It is female of Limnia unguicornis, Sciomyzidae
Guest 06-Aug-2004 21:23
Marsh fly, family Sciomyzidae, some of which are parasites of aquatic snails. This may be a species of Sepedon.