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Sapromyzosoma sp. ?
Frank Hornig
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Posted on 14-06-2021 17:15

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Is this a Sapromyzosoma sp.? Maybe Sapromyzosoma quadricincta?

Braunschweig, Germany, 13.06.2021.

Thanks for your help!
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Paul Beuk
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Probably S. quadricincta

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Frank Hornig
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Posted on 15-06-2021 19:16

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Thanks a lot, Paul.

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