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Bombyliidae: Petrorossia
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Posted on 05-08-2021 11:34

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Photos are really bad but the insect didn't allowed me to get close, so I was unable to obtain decent pics
El Trebolar, Almeria, south Spain. 26th July 2021
Dry river course with dense vegetation
About 8-9 mm lenght
I'm thinking Petrorossia cf. letho?
Edited by Isidro on 05-08-2021 11:43
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Posted on 05-08-2021 16:37
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Petrorossia is likely ok. I do not know to separate the species. They differ in the colour of furring of the head if I remember correctly.
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