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ID request what family Syrphidae? Who can help?
Mathias Hoffmann
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Posted on 12-11-2021 15:22

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Slovakia, Bratislavsky Kraj, Pernek, 2.10.2021
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Posted on 12-11-2021 15:25

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Hi Mathias, it's a male Stomorhina lunata, Rhiniidae (Calliphoridae).
Greetings, Eric
Mathias Hoffmann
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Posted on 12-11-2021 18:56

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Because of the stains on the abdomen I scrolled hundreds of picturtes of Syrphidae. I wasn´t able to find out the family. I have some skilles in coleoptera and mantodea, but diptera are difficult for me. Thank you very much!
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