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ID, Dioctria?
Juergen G
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Posted on 20-06-2021 21:02
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Is this a Dioctria and can it be determined from the photo?
Location: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhine meadow near Duisburg Friemersheim, size approx. 10 mm
Date: 20.06.2021
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Frank Hornig
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Posted on 29-06-2021 17:25

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I am no expert for asilidae, but it looks like Dioctria sp. to me.
It could be D. linearis.

Chris Cohen
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Posted on 08-07-2021 20:25

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Dioctria linearis seems reasonable.
Markus Gebel
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Posted on 28-07-2021 00:04
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Thats for me Dioctria lateralis - woow! I send you a PM.

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Chris Cohen
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Posted on 28-07-2021 18:17

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Ah, D. lateralis makes much more sense.
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

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Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

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thx TO eklans

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@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

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Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

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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

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