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Tachinidae: Cylindromyia gr. brassicaria ♂
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Posted on 25-10-2021 18:41

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I photographed this fly on Monte Etra (AQ), Italy, 1800m a.s.l. on August 22nd 2021. I think it is a Cylindromyia, but is it possible to identify its species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 28-10-2021 08:38
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Posted on 27-10-2021 11:11

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Photo 2:
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Posted on 27-10-2021 23:06

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Yes, it is a male in the c. bassicaria group. Difficult to be sure which one.

Edited by Zeegers on 28-10-2021 09:38
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Posted on 28-10-2021 08:38

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Thank you very much Theo!
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