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Muscid Fly

A female Hydrotaea diabolus (Diptera: Muscidae).  Identification confirmed by Stephane Lebrun at Diptera.info.  Presumably named diabolus because of its distinctive blackness.

Note the long backward-pointing hair on the hind tibia.  It is best shown in the following photo.

Photos taken in Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2012-09-30.

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