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Nacho Cabellos
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Posted on 21-05-2022 20:14
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Chamaepsila nigricornis ?. Mediterranean scrub next to wetland area. 600 m. South central Spain. April 2022.
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Chamaepsila sp. Unfortunately Ch. rosae can have all black antennae too, so genitalia is the best way of separating these species.
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Damn!. I thought the color of antenna was a good feature to separate both species!

Thanks a lot for the clarification!
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