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Limoniidae: Chionea sp., female
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Posted on 30-11-2021 10:20

Location: Austria
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Austria, November, 1300 m asl.

Further ID possible?

Thank you, Helge
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Posted on 30-11-2021 10:46

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Helge, it's one of Ch. lutescens, belgica, austriaca.
Presently, females of these 3 species cannot be distinguished
with accuracy:
Snow flies of the genus Chionea (Diptera: Limoniidae) in Austria, Erhard Christian, Contributions to natural History
No. 12: 361–380 · 18 December 2009

Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 30-11-2021 13:00

Location: Austria
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Thank you for the information, Eric!

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