[Taxacom] Weird fly, long mouthparts, need a family name, please
Kim van der Linde
kim at kimvdlinde.com
Mon Jul 5 19:22:56 CDT 2010
I would suggest to post it here:
On 7/5/2010 7:33 PM, Robin Leech wrote:
> Hi Taxacomers,
> I collected a fly with most peculiar mouthparts at the
> Wagner Natural Area just west of Edmonton, Alberta.
> The fly looks much like a mycetophilid, but instead
> of a normal head with small mouthparts, it has a long
> tube-like mouthpart with palpi at the end. The tube
> is about 3+ times as long as the head is in diameter.
> The mouthpart tube is about the diameter of a femur.
> Any dipterists out there care to contact me off line?
> I will send you a picture of the fly taken through a
> Stereo Microscope.
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