Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 8

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,638
· Newest Member: Simon Gorter
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· Grigory Popov00:55:27
· ESant01:50:19
· bobabar01:53:44
· piros02:00:41
· BartNap02:10:45
· John Carr02:24:37
· Morten A Mjelde02:42:14
· Ben Hamers02:43:10
· Peter Preus02:45:08
· thalassarachna02:48:31
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Muscidae: Coenosia nigridigita/rufipalpis
#1 Print Post
Posted on 16-05-2021 13:09

Posts: 828
Joined: 20.09.20


I photographed this fly in the Piana di Cascina (AQ), Italy, 1050m a.s.l. on April 25th 2021. I think it is a Coenosia, but is it possible to identify its species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 16-05-2021 15:11
#2 Print Post
Posted on 16-05-2021 13:09

Posts: 828
Joined: 20.09.20

Photo 2:
ESant attached the following image:

Nikita Vikhrev
#3 Print Post
Posted on 16-05-2021 13:18
User Avatar


Location: Moscow, Russia
Posts: 8673
Joined: 24.05.05

nigridigita or rufipalpis
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
#4 Print Post
Posted on 16-05-2021 15:10

Posts: 828
Joined: 20.09.20

Thank you very much Nikita!
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
family for ID => Muscidae Coenosiinae? Diptera (adults) 4 19-06-2021 16:05
Muscidae, Polietes cf. meridionalis? Diptera (adults) 7 17-06-2021 18:59
Muscidae? South Spain Diptera (adults) 2 17-06-2021 18:12
Muscidae? Diptera (adults) 3 14-06-2021 12:42
Muscidae (cf), June 11, 2021, near Budapest, Hungarx Diptera (adults) 1 13-06-2021 22:51
Date and time
21 June 2021 02:49


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Please, help to make
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download

Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
You must login to post a message.

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

31.05.21 08:37
You are correct, the copula also is phragmitidis. Corrected in the Gallery.

30.05.21 23:08
... look identical to me, the pictures of L. nigropunctata don't have the black spot on the scutellum and lack the other features you described.

30.05.21 23:07
Thank you for the answer Maks! Unfortunately the second part of your message seems to be deleted? I looked at the pictures of the 2 species in the gallery, are they correctly identified? Because they

30.05.21 20:06
@FliegenFranz Apart from differences of the hypopygium and ovipositor L. nigropunctata has darkened wing tips, mostly dark front femora, a black spot/stripe on the scutellum and a more pronounced, lon

29.05.21 18:48
What's the difference between Limonia nigropunctata and L. phragmitidis? Can someone help me? Thanks

26.05.21 11:34
Looking for material? See here: https://diptera.i.

Render time: 1.80 seconds | 154,355,388 unique visits