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Juanravazq
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Posted on 20-06-2021 20:58
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Is it possible to ID this fly?
Photo from 16 June 2021 in an abandoned farm field.
Castellón, Spain

Thanks for your help in advance

Regards
Juan Ramón Vázquez
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eklans
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Posted on 20-06-2021 23:15
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Hi Juan, quite sure, it's Bombylius cruciatus.
Greetings, Eric
 
Juanravazq
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Posted on 21-06-2021 12:12
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Thank you, Eric
Juan R. Vázquez
 
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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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