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Photo#540559
Long-legged Fly - Sciapus - male

Long-legged Fly - Sciapus - Male
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 5, 2011

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Moved
Moved from Sciapodinae.

Mid leg
Do you have a shot showing the mid femur? I think this is one of a group of three species which are distinguished by shape of mid femur and other characters only visible from the side.

Moved
Moved from Flies. First impression, Amblypsilopus, though one Sciapus has very long middle legs.

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