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Tabanidae, cf Haematopota or Tabanus sp. by atylotus.
Jim Senn
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2021-05-19, Badem, RLP, DE; this Tipulidae Larva was dug from my garden. Thanks for any ID Help.
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2nd photo.
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Tony Irwin
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The very small head capsule suggests something like Tabanidae to me.
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Tabanidae for sure. Interesting find but hard to tell which genus or species. Perhaps Haematopota or Tabanus but not sure.
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Thanks for your help. I tried to rear it but that didn't work.
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