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Tolmerus cingulatus (?) with prey
Frank Hornig
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Posted on 18-08-2021 10:15

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If I followed the key right this should be Tolmerus cingulatus with prey. But I am still learning.
Braunschweig, Northern Germany, 12.08.2021.

(The prey could be from Tachinidae like Ectophasia sp.)
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Edited by Frank Hornig on 18-08-2021 18:38
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I think it is an other Tolmerus sp. because the posterior side of the front femur is partly black and I can't see the ring on the middle tibia.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
Mariastraat 12
Frank Hornig
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Posted on 24-08-2021 10:01

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Thanks Reinoud!
So I have to check more pictures to find out the right species, if possible at all.

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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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wing ventation is totally different

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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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The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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