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Platyura copula - P. marginata?
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Posted on 17-06-2021 14:20
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Hi,
Here is a mycetophilid-ish looking couple from 11t June, seen in a wood in southwestern Germany (50 km west of Stuttgart). Though the wing venation seems to be distinctive, I am not able to get a good genus match, so help is greatly appreciated!
Thanks in advance, Sundew
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Many thanks, John - so Keroplatidae. Is there any other choice than Platyura marginata?
 
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No suggestions?
 
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Sundew wrote:
Many thanks, John - so Keroplatidae. Is there any other choice than Platyura marginata?
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Thank you, Paul - so another new genus + species to me, great!
 
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28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

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

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