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Tipulidae? what species?
Volker Achterberg
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date: 22 Sept. 2021; location: in Hamburg, Germany, on leaves of low flora in a park area with different deciduous trees; macro photos with flash light;
size: body about 15 mm (estimated); a Tipulidae species?
Thank you for any ID help!
Best regards, Volker
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Ptychoptera albimana (f)
Volker Achterberg
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Posted on 24-09-2021 21:39

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Thanks a lot, John and Roger, for the ID help!
Ptychoptera albimana (f) looks perfect.
Best regards, Volker
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