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Empididae, help id, please -> Empis livida
Eugene K
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2021_06_27 Russia, Novgorod district
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If I saw them in Demmark, I would definitely say Empis tesselata (redlegged form). I don't know wheter there are very similar spp. to the east.
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Karsten, thanks, I'll keep it that way for now.
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Empis livida. Very common in Novgorodskaya oblast.

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Igor, thank you.
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