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Identification query, Tipula spec.
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Posted on 07-05-2022 19:59
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Who knows this fly ? Found at a forest border today, sitting on a leaf. Germany, Soester Börde near D-59519 Hewingsen 208m.
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Edited by Volkmar on 07-05-2022 20:14
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Posted on 08-05-2022 07:38

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Hi Volkmar, it's a male Nephrotoma cf. appendiculata (difficult to be 100% sure without a lateral view).
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 08-05-2022 11:47
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Thank you very much for the determination of this crane fly and the info Eric.
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