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Long-legged fly - Dolichopus - male

Long-legged fly - Dolichopus - Male
Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 11, 2006

Moved from Dolichopus.

Same as...
Likely the same species as

Different species
The other fly's wing has a swelling where R1 meets C. This does not. Possibly that is eudactylus and this is tonsus.

That would be nice
Having 2 new species added to the guide.

Looks the same to me
Now we just need to find out what it is. If only we could get one of the dipterists to take voucher specimens:-)

Other angles?
Do you have a shot from which you can judge "hind femora ciliated on lower inner edge"?

No other angles
Just one other picture almost identical to this one, but smaller.

Thank you dr Pollet!

Yes, indeed, definitely a Dolichopus species (male), recognized by the enlarged and modified apical tarsomeres of leg I.

Moved from Flies.

Right family.
I'm not enough of an expert to go beyond family level on these, but it is a great image! Moving to family page for now.

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