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Sialis lutaria

Observed: 11th May 2013 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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lutariaa
lutaria
lutariab
lutariad
Description:

Around a pond on heathland, lutaria would be the expected species. It's easy enough to turn the fly upside down in the net and photo the genitalia from below, to prove that.

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genitalia

See pics of female abdomen on pp16-17 of link below...

http://www.freshwaterlife.org/servlet/BinaryDownloaderServlet?filename=1...

[The 7th sternite is not roughly square, as I said above, but clearly rectangular]

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