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Tachinidae: Phasia pusilla ♀
ESant
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Posted on 15-06-2021 13:03
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Hello,

I photographed this fly in Bazzano (AQ), Italy on May 17th 2021. I think it is a Tachinidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
Emanuele
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Hi Emanuele, it is a Phasia and one of barbifrons, pusilla, theodori...
I cannot see enough to go beyond genus.
Greetings, Eric
 
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Thank you very much Eric!
 
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On the second photo, you can actually see the tip of the ovipositor and it definitely looks like female Ph. pusilla.

Theo
 
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On the second photo, you can actually see the tip of the ovipositor and it definitely looks like female Ph. pusilla.

Theo

Nice! Thank you very much Theo!
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