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Lucilia richardsi?
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Hi,

Could this be Lucilia richardsi? On the right mid tibia I only see 1 anterodorsal, but on the left mid tibia I see 2 anterodorsals. Palpi seem relatively dark, and cerci look narrow. I think there is a mass of curly hairs between the surstyli and aedeagus, but not sure. Do you agree?

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Hello Rui,

very hairy and not sericata. I will agree with L. richardsi
the lobes of sternite 5 should be long (Rognes 1991)
I don't know why the palpi are yellowish but they appear to be infusctaed.
still, it doesn't match competitors.

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Hi John, thank you very much for your help! I attach one more picture showing sternite 5. The picture is not very sharp because the specimen is in alcohol, but I hope it gives an ideia of the size of the sternite.
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Hi Rui,

I mentioned the lobes as a reference point because they are longer than L. sericata. I agree with L. richardsi. L. regalis has much more narrow cerci and sustyli. A few other 3 ac Lucilia have brown basicosta and or dark palpi which makes it easy to exclude them.

I'll attach a photo of sericata genitalia and st5 as a reference - in case you have not dissected sericata before.

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Thank you John, your photos are wonderful! It is especially clear the difference between the erect hairs in the surstyli of L. sericata and the curly hairs on my specimen.
 
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How do I submit photos for identification

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Probably something in the file's 'ource data. I edited it and saved as png. Now it is okay.

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@beateSenf you can check the coincident threads with your species and try to write to whom identified them

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I am sincerely sorry for this comment. You are doing your best and I am very grateful for your work. I'm sorry. Beate

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