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Bibionid Flies

One of two small male Bibionid flies, probably Bibio johannis (Diptera: Bibionidae),  that I came across on nettles on the dam at the lower end of the large lake.  Male Bibio lanigerus are similar but their bodies are covered with white hairs instead of black (see here). 

Here is the second one, which jumped onto my hand:

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-04-01.

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