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Uknown large Syprhidae from Georgia => Therioplectes tricolor
Armen Seropian
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Posted on 18-06-2021 21:02

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This large fly (approx. 25 mm) was taken in Gori (rep. of Georgia) on June 11.
Any ideas what it could actually be? The pictures are clickable.
Thanks in advance for you help/
Edited by Armen Seropian on 04-07-2021 18:29
Iain MacGowan
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Armen Seropian
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Posted on 19-06-2021 05:41

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Thank you, Iain!
That was really stupid of me.
Jan Maca
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Posted on 19-06-2021 09:08

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A Therioplectes, I guess T tricolor.
Armen Seropian
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Posted on 04-07-2021 18:12

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Jan Maca wrote:
A Therioplectes, I guess T tricolor.

Thank you, Jan!
I've already identified it the same way as you. Good to have some kind of confirmation from specialist.
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