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Muscidae NL > Helina deleta???
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Posted on 16-05-2022 16:14

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Can anyone help with this male? Apeldoorn, NL on 27 April, 2022.

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Hi James, could be we are lucky: I've found a similar female some days ago and I've keyed (Gregor et al) it as Helina deleta:
Legs mainly black
Wing base distincly yellow
2-4 dc
3-5 ac on t3
May to July...
Edited by eklans on 16-05-2022 17:38
Greetings, Eric
Nikita Vikhrev
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Check radial node of wings. With setulae?
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
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Thank you both. Helina deleta would be an exceptional find, Erik, as it has not yet been recorded in the Netherlands. I am attaching a photo of the wingbase but I doubt it's good enough. Look forward to your reactions.

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