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Metopia argyrocephala
GAREL Jean-Michel
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Posted on 18-06-2021 06:56

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this specimen was viewed by me as a male of Metopia argyrocephala. Are you in agreement with my identification. All my thanks for your response. Sincerely yours, Jean-michel Garel.
Jean-Michel GAREL : France : Brannay : 89150 : 10/06/2021
Altitude : NR - Taille : 8 mm
Réf. : 283730
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Posted on 18-06-2021 12:43

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Quite likely. The front tarsus is out of focus, alas.

GAREL Jean-Michel
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Posted on 18-06-2021 13:55

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Thanks Theo.
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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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