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Muscidae: Limnophora cf. maculosa ♀
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Posted on 13-10-2021 18:49

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I photographed this fly in the Valle dell'Orta Nature Reserve (PE), Italy, 300m a.s.l. on August 2nd 2021. I think it is a Muscidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
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Edited by ESant on 14-10-2021 17:24
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Photo 2:
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Tony Irwin
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Posted on 13-10-2021 21:07
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It reminds me of a Limnophora female
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 14-10-2021 15:05
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I agree. Looking at shortened second post dc should be L. maculosa but here I'm not sure.
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
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Thank you both very much!
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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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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

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

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