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Brachypterous flies in UK pitfall traps & mouse and vole runs

Some notes on brachypterous flies to look out for in UK/Europe can be seen in Dipterists Digest Vol 2, 1989 : https://dipterists.org.uk/digest

CHLOROPIDAE
Crassivenula brachyptera - found in pitfall traps in Suffolk heathlands

SPHAEROCERIDAE
Spelobia pseudonivalis - recorded from vole and mouse runs
Minilimosina gemella - taken in pitfall traps in upland localities but more recently, found in lowland too

EPHYDRIDAE
Nostima semialata - localities are calcareous/neutral short-turfed grassland

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