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Photo#1476259
Chamaemyiidae

Chamaemyiidae
Schuler Highway 43 prairie, Fillmore County, Minnesota, USA
August 30, 2017
sweep in a prairie remnant
It was fast.

Moved
Moved from Anthomyzidae.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

 
Plunomia
This is a chamaemyiid and based on general habitus, colouration, and 1+3 dorsocentrals, I am certain this is a species of Plunomia. From my viewpoint, except for colouration, it is not at all like the Anthomyza image #735561 BUT the description of the habitat fits both. Plunomia is usually found in wetter habitats than is Chamaemyia.

 
Plunomia
This is a chamaemyiid and based on general habitus, colouration, and 1+3 dorsocentrals, I am certain this is a species of Plunomia. 735561

Anthomyzidae?
Anthomyzidae?

 
Thanks.
similar to

I was unfamiliar with the family so had to look it up.
"Adults are often abundant in moist grassy areas."
The prairie where I swept extends to the river and has low lying land

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