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Dark-winged Fungus Gnat


This small black fly had a shiny humped thorax, long segmented antennae and long legs.


Spotted flying close ot ground amongst ground cover along a sandy track - nature reserve.


Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Family: Sciaridae
Larvae feed on fungus and rotting material including wood and animal matter.

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 8, 2021
Submitted on Nov 8, 2021

Spotted for Mission

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