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Machimus fimbriatus ♀ with Ophiomya (or Melanagromyza) prey
Elena Regina
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Posted on 16-07-2021 16:21

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Lazio, 2021-VII, TBL 20 mm

The prey is (Ophiomya or Melanagromyza) sp
Edited by Elena Regina on 04-09-2021 03:28
Scias characterem non constituere genus, sed genus characterem.
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Not even sure it is Milichiidae...

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I cannot confirm the robberfly, but for the acalyptrate there are too few details visible to be certain about the family. Milichiidae are often associated with asilid prey (usually honeybees) but in most cases these are Desmometopa species, that can be recognized by a black M on the frons. That is clearly absent here.

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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

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

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"

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