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Tachinidae: Pales cf. pavida ♂
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Posted on 30-09-2022 10:20

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I photographed this fly near Cascata di San Giovanni (CH), Italy, 900m a.s.l. on August 11th 2022. I think it is a Tachinidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 01-10-2022 13:56
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Photo 3:
ESant attached the following image:

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Posted on 30-09-2022 11:23

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A male Pales, most likely P. pavida.

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Posted on 01-10-2022 13:55

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Thank you very much Theo!
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