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Bombyliidae? Which species? Rhodos, Greece
Jaap Vink
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Posted on 10-10-2021 19:46

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On September 26 I observed and photographed this colorful fly on Rhodos, Greece!
Would appreciate assistance with the identification.
Thanks in advance,
Jaap Vink
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A Villa sp.
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Posted on 13-10-2021 19:55
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Yes, difficult to give species level ID for Villa spp. This seems to be a Mediterranean species.
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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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